Meryl Streep’s “Mamma Mia” sequel is coming
Meryl Streep, Amanda Seyfried, Colin Firth, Pierce Brosnan, Stellan Skarsgård, Julie Walters and Christine Baranski will star in the new film ‘Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again!’. The sequel to the musical movie Mamma Mia will be written and directed by the writer of “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” Ol Parker.
We will enjoy the unforgettable ABBA songs again in the ‘Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again!’ ABBA members Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus will once again provide music and lyrics. ABBA songs will be featured in the musical which will be shown in July 2018. The first movie was named “Mamma Mia” which is one of the most famous songs of the band, released in 1975.
It is not yet known how the subject will progress in the movie which is about the story of Sophie Sheridan, who grew up without a father and who has longed for it and hopes to discover his father’s identity.
According to the news of Variety, Universal has been producing sequel ideas around since the musical was released in 2008 with one story focusing on Streep and Brosnan’s characters years before the original takes place.
The original amassed box office takings of over $600 million (£460m) from a $52 million (£39.9m) budget. It also became the fastest-selling DVD upon its release in the UK. “Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again!” will be released 20 July 2018.