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‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding’: Original Cast Returning For Sequel Film

Wed, May 28, 2014 1:41pm EDT by HL Intern 2 Comments
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A sequel for ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding’ is in the works, and everyone’s favorite Greek family is set to reunite in the film. Opah!

Nia Vardalos, the writer and star of the original My Big Fat Greek Wedding, announced on Twitter that she is writing a sequel to the 2002 family comedy! Nia will reprise her role as Toula Portokalos, alongside John Corbett who will reprise his role as Toula’s non-Greek husband, Ian Miller. Read on to find out more about the MBFGW sequel!

‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding’ Sequel In The Works

It’s true! My Big Fat Greek Wedding has a sequel in the works so get ready for more windex and bundt cakes!

The Portokalos family is set to reunite on the big screen for the sequel, including Toula (Nia Vardalos). The actress who works double duty, as the film’s writer and plays the main character, announced on her Twitter that a sequel is happening. “Now that I’m experiencing motherhood I feel ready to write this next chapter,” she tweeted.

The second film will focus on the reveal of a family secret and the Portokalos family will join forces again at a new wedding — described as bigger and fatter, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

Will The Sequel Be As Successful As Original?

The 2002 film was extremely successful, ranking in $369 million at the world-wide box office. Not to mention, Nia’s Oscar nomination for screenwriting, and the CBS spin-off television show.

Only time will tell if the sequel to My Big Fat Greek Wedding will be as big of a hit as the first, but with John and Nia returning, we have a feeling the sequel is going to be as hilarious and heart warming as the first.

What do you think, HollywoodLifers? Are you excited to see the My Big Fat Greek Wedding sequel? 

— Noelle Trainor

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