It’s been over a decade since we’ve visited Dancing Zorba’s and witnessed the magical healing powers of Windex, but all that’s about to change. Nia Vardalos, the writer and star of “My Big Fat Greek Wedding,” has penned a sequel that’s getting big-screen treatment, with help from producers Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks. Thankfully, her co-star John Corbett is also returning; the “Northern Exposure” (and, OK, “Sex and the City”) star played her hunky but most definitely not Greek husband in the original film.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, there will be yet another giant Greek wedding at the heart of this sequel, as well as a big family secret. Vardalos told THR, “Of course a few jaded folks in the press corps will claim I ran out of money or just want to kiss John Corbett again. One of these things is true.” Hey, who could blame her?
Vardalos has been busy since the success of the 2002 indie, which was based on her one-woman play. She wrote, directed, and starred in “I Hate Valentine’s Day,” followed up by “My Life in Ruins.” She also co-wrote “Larry Crowne” with Tom Hanks, and is currently promoting her new book “Instant Mom.”
This sequel doesn’t have an official title or director yet, so stay tuned. And keep the Windex handy.
[via The Hollywood Reporter]
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