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Coming to America casts comedian Eddie Murphy as pampered African prince Akeem, who rebels against an arranged marriage and heads to America to find a new bride. Murphy's regal father (James Earl Jones) agrees to al low the prince 40 days to roam the U.S., sending the prince's faithful r etainer Semmi (Arsenio Hall) along to make sure nothing untoward happens . To avoid fortune hunters, Prince Ak eem conceals his true identity and gets a "Joe job" at a fast-food restaurant. Murphy and Hall play multip le roles, and there are in numerable celebrity cameos peppered throughou t the proceedings — including the Duke Brothers (Don Ameche and Ralph Be llamy) from Tra ding Places. Coming to America made further headlines wh en humorist Art Buchwald sued the film's producers for plagiarizing one of h is works. Buchwald carried the case to trial, where he won a sizeab le judgement against the film's producers.