If you are a dancing queen like my daughters and I, you are also anxiously counting down the days for Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. The all-star cast from the first feature film will be reuniting onscreen, get ready to sing and dance, laugh and love all over again.
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
Do you have top of your lung sing-a-longs to the Mamma Mia soundtrack? If you do, keep reading because this summer film is the one you have been waiting for.
Ten years after Mamma Mia! The Movie grossed more than $600 million around the world, you are invited to return to the magical Greek island of Kalokairi in an all-new original musical based on the songs of ABBA. With the film’s original cast returning and new additions including Lily James and CHER, the musical comedy will open on July 20, 2018.
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again is produced by Judy Craymer and Gary Goetzman, producers of the original film. Craymer is also the creator and producer of the worldwide smash-hit stage musical.
Ol Parker, writer of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, writes and directs the sequel from a story by Catherine Johnson, Richard Curtis and Parker. Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus return to provide music and lyrics and serve as executive producers. Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, Phyllida Lloyd, Richard Curtis and Nicky Kentish Barnes also serve as executive producers.
Reprising their roles from Mamma Mia! The Movie are Academy Award® winner Meryl Streep as Donna, Julie Walters as Rosie and Christine Baranski as Tanya. Amanda Seyfried and Dominic Cooper reunite as Sophie and Sky, while Pierce Brosnan, Stellan Skarsgård and Oscar® winner Colin Firth return to play Sophie’s three possible dads: Sam, Bill and Harry.
As the film goes back and forth in time to show how relationships forged in the past resonate in the present, James will play the role of Young Donna. Filling the roles of Young Rosie and Young Tanya are Alexa Davies (A Brilliant Young Mind) and Jessica Keenan Wynn (Broadway’s Beautiful). Young Sam will be played by Jeremy Irvine (War Horse), while Young Bill is Josh Dylan (Allied) and Young Harry is Hugh Skinner (Kill Your Friends). www.mammamiamovie.com
It’s going to be hard not to dance and sing-a-long in theaters! This one features a few of my favorite all time ABBA songs. Oh and did I mention, CHER will be in this one? Yeah, I think I did but it was totally worth mentioning again.
MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN – In Theaters July 20