The Canadian Press - ONLINE EDITION

Winnipeg star Nia Vardalos confirms 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding' sequel coming

  • Print

TORONTO - Winnipeg star Nia Vardalos says she's working on a sequel to her 2002 surprise smash "My Big Fat Greek Wedding."

The 51-year-old confirmed via Twitter that the "entire big fat family" would be "invited back for the sequel."

According to multiple reports, the film would be produced by Gold Circle, HBO Films and Playtone, the production company co-founded by actor Tom Hanks.

The original film centred on a Greek-American woman who fell in love with a non-Greek school-teacher, much to the consternation of her traditional family.

Written by and starring Vardalos, the film had a reported budget of only $5 million but went on to gross more than $200 million in North America alone and secured an Oscar nomination for Vardalos's script.

The cast also included John Corbett, Lainie Kazan, Michael Constantine and Andrea Martin.

"Now that I'm experiencing motherhood I feel ready to write this next chapter," Vardalos tweeted Tuesday night.

"A few jaded press corps will claim I ran out of money or just want to kiss John Corbett again. One of these things is true."

Fact Check

Fact Check

Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories?
Please use the form below and let us know.

* Required
  • Please post the headline of the story or the title of the video with the error.

  • Please post exactly what was wrong with the story.

  • Please indicate your source for the correct information.

  • Yes

    No

  • This will only be used to contact you if we have a question about your submission, it will not be used to identify you or be published.

  • Cancel

Having problems with the form?

Contact Us Directly
  • Print

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

You can comment on most stories on winnipegfreepress.com. You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

Have Your Say

New to commenting? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscribers only. why?

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press Subscribers only. why?

The Winnipeg Free Press does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comment, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. These terms were revised effective April 16, 2010.

letters

Make text: Larger | Smaller

LATEST VIDEO

Fringe, space motifs trendy for teens heading back to school

View more like this

Photo Store Gallery

  • PHIL HOSSACK / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS 060710 The full moon rises above the prairie south of Winnipeg Monday evening.
  • Young goslings are growing up quickly near Cresent Lake in Portage La Prairie, Manitoba- See Bryksa 30 Day goose project- Day 11- May 15, 2012   (JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS)

View More Gallery Photos

Poll

What do you think of the new Blue Bombers uniforms?

View Results

View Related Story

Ads by Google