According to the report of New York Times, Curtis and Lohan are in talks to reprise their roles in a new film written by Elyse Hollander, but given the passion they’ve both had over the past 20+ years, I can’t imagine the movie will progress without them. “Jamie and I are both open to that, so we’ll just leave it up to us. We’ll just create something that people really love,” she said.
The announcement is part of the NYT’s 20-year retrospective on the film, where Curtis talked about how often people mentioned “Freaky Friday” during a press tour for “Halloween Ends.” Disney helped produce a theatrical musical of the story in 2016, loosely incorporating rhythms from multiple adaptations of “Freaky Friday” and later adapting the musical version into a Disney Channel Original Movie. . Although there have been many movie versions of the story, the 2003 version was financial successgrossed $160 million worldwide against a $20 million budget.
Curtis told The New York Times: “There was something that really moved me. When I got back, I called my friends at Disney and said, ‘It feels like there’s a movie going on. do'”. Curtis won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in “Everything Anywhere All At Once” just a few months later, so I have no doubt Disney feels strong. much more powerful in green-lighting a movie that can boast an “Oscar Award Winner”. , Jamie Lee Curtis” on the poster.
The film will also mark Lindsay Lohan’s return to the set after she leaves the industry. She most recently won two picture deal with Netflix and starred in the holiday rom-com, “Falling for Christmas.”
We can only hope this sequel includes another guitar solo by Jamie Lee Curtis.