There will not be a much less possible franchise within the historical past of flicks than My Large Fats Greek Wedding ceremony. A low-budget unbiased romantic comedy, the movie turned an enormous word-of-mouth hit within the spring and summer season of 2002, and wound up grossing $241 million within the U.S. alone. Its author and lead actress, Nia Vardalos, then spun the movie off right into a tv collection, My Large Fats Greek Life, which lasted for a single season on CBS after which right into a direct sequel, My Large Fats Greek Wedding ceremony 2, in 2016. Whereas not fairly as wildly widespread as the unique, the sequel nonetheless grossed far more than its finances.
Now manufacturing has begun on a 3rd movie. (Apparently this massive Greek household has plenty of weddings.) Vardalos herself introduced the information on her Twitter account, revealing that the film is already capturing in — the place else? — Greece.
“Thanks a lot for the stunning messages,” Vardalos stated from slightly room above the set in Athens. She additionally revealed that she is the director of the undertaking. (The primary Large Fats Greek Wedding ceremony was directed by Joel Zwick; the sequel was by Kirk Jones.)
Whereas a lot of the unique forged of the Large Fats Greek movies will return within the movie, the film might be lacking Michael Constantine, who performed Nia’s lovable however cussed father within the earlier two motion pictures. Constantine died of pure causes in the summertime of 2021 on the age of 94. The film is being devoted to his reminiscence.
April marked the twentieth anniversary of the discharge of the unique My Large Fats Greek Wedding ceremony, so the timing works out for one more film, if just for the potential nostalgia issue. Time actually flies when you’re sometimes making unbiased motion pictures about charming Greek households.
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