‘Love Actually’ Sequel Update: Original Stars Return; Sam And Joanna’s Love Story To Continue [VIDEO]
It was in 2003 when the cast of "Love Actually" made its fans in love again; now the cast of the Christmas-theme movie is set to be back. The classic romantic comedy film will make its viewers experience that tingling feeling as they are going to reunite for a 10-minute short movie titled "Red Nose Day Actually."
"Love Actually" will have a short sequel to raise money for the Comic Relief, BBC News reported. It will be written by its original scriptwriter Richard Curtis along with its primary stars Hugh Grant, Keira Knightley and Colin Firth.
Bill Nighy, Liam Neeson, and Rowan Atkinson are also set to back in "Love Actually" sequel. Titled "Red Nose Day Actually," it will feature how the life of its original cast now has been going now that it is already 2017.
However, the other scriptwriter Emma Freud, who works with Richard Curtis, is now asking for the "Love Actually" sequel's storyline. She, too, revealed that the next installment is still in development.
Some said that "Love Actually" sequel might feature a tribute to the late Alan Rickman, who has been part of the original cast as Harry. Other suggestions involve Rowan Atkinson's character as a shop assistant and Emma Thompson's story to have a happy ending.
Meanwhile, according to Us Weekly, one thing that is sure to be part of "Love Actually" sequel's storyline is the narrative of a Daniel (Liam Neeson), widowed father and his son Sam (Thomas Brodie-Sangster). In the 2003 film, Sam was still a baby who had a crush on his classmate Joanna (Olivia Olson), who he caught at the airport declare his love for her.
Fourteen years have passed, Sam and Joanna are now grown up their love might continue in "Love Actually" remake. Other stars who will return in "Red Nose Day Actually" are Andrew Lincoln, Thomas Brodie-Sangster. The 10-minute short movie will be released on March 24 on BBC One.