'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' 2 Cast: 'Nanny McPhee' Director Kirk Jones Takes On Upcoming Film, Universal Gets Rights [VIDEO]


Good news for fans of My Big Fat Greek Wedding!

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The 2002 hit comedy has been tapped for a sequel and Kirk Jones, who directed hit movies Nanny McPhee and What To Expect When You're Expecting is slated to head the film.

Universal studios has snagged rights tot he highly anticipated film. Nia Vardalos, who wrote the original script, is also set to return for the sequel, according to The Hollywood Reporter Tuesday.

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But the all-star team does not end there.

Playtone stars Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman are going to produce the film along with Rita Wilson. Vardalos will join Paul Books, Steven Shareshian and Scott Niemeyer as executive producers. The movie will also be released in Australia/New Zealand, Greece, Italy, Scandinavia, South Africa, Spain, Latin America and Germany/Austria/Switzlerland areas.

Fans have already taken to Twitter to guess what the plot of the upcoming film will be.

One wrote, "My Big Fat Greek Divorce?" while another asked, "Hey @NiaVardalos, will Joey Fatone have a more important role in My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2?"

Another tweeted, " A sequel? Hm, I did like the first. We'll see how it goes."

My Big Fat Greek Wedding first hit theaters back in 2002 after Wilson saw the stage play and suggested to her husband Hanks, that he turn it into a movie. It brought in $368 million around the globe which led to a television series on CBS, My Big Fat Greek Life.

Keep up with Enstars for casting and more news on My Big Fat Greek Wedding.

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