Nia Vardalos Had No Trouble Getting John Corbett Onboard For ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2’
Nia Vardalos and John Corbett have reunited 14 years after My Big Fat Greek Wedding became a surprise hit in 2002 to finally make that long-anticipated sequel.
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2
When Vardalos, who wrote both the original film and its sequel, reached out to Corbett about starring in My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, the Sex and the City actor didn’t hesitate to agree.
“I called John and said, ‘Hey, do you feel like kissing me again?'” Vardalos, 53, told People. “And he said the ultimate dreamy response – ‘always baby.’ ”
Corbett was far from being the only member from the original cast eager to return to the roles Vardalos had created. Lainie Kazan, who plays Vardalos’ mother in the movies, had long been looking forward to it.
“Every time I would see Lainie Kazan, I wouldn’t even get the fork to my mouth before she would scream, ‘When are we doing the sequel?!’ So she was really happy,” Vardalos told People.
Michael Constantine is back as patriarch Gus, as is Andrea Martin as Aunt Voula, Gia Carides as Nikki and Joey Fatone as Angelo. Fiona Reid and Bruce Gray are back to play the Millers as well.
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, which has Kirk Jones returning to the director’s chair, hits theaters March 25.
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