Seven years after her last film, the musical Burlesque, which starred in 2010 with Christina Aguilera and whose role earned her a Razzie nomination for worst supporting actress, Cher returns to movies. It will do with another musical, the sequel to Mamma Mia that will hit theaters in July next year.
It was Cher herself who through Twitter confirmed to the questions of her fans that she was immersed in this new project, whose shooting started last August. His role in the film has yet to be revealed.
Mamma Mia: Again and again will be written and directed by Ol Parker (Now and Always, Red Roses) and will feature music by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, which will include some ABBA tracks that were not heard in the original film.
Most of the protagonists of the 2008 film will return to their roles. Thus, Meryl Streep will return to embody Donna; Amanda Seyfried will again play Sophie, Donna’s daughter; Colin Firth will once again give Harry life; Dominic Cooper will reappear as Sky, and Pierce Brosnan will repeat in the role of Sam.
Although the plot of the sequel has not been revealed, everything indicates that it will include numerous flashbacks. For these grafmentos have been signed to new actors like Lily James (Baby Driver) that will interpret the young version of Donna, Jeremy Irvine (The woman in black), that will give life to the young Samb or Hugh Skinner (The Miserables) that will be the young Harry.
Mamma Mia !, directed Phyllida Lloyd, managed to raise 600 million dollars at the world box office. The musical film tells the story of Sophie, a 20-year-old girl who decides to invite her idyllic wedding on a Greek island to her mother Donna’s three young loves to find out who her father is.