Another huge Greek soirée is headed our method! My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 will strike theaters onSept 8, according toDeadline The 3rd movie in the My Big Fat Greek Wedding franchise will follow the cast as they start a Grecian holiday that ends with (you thought it) a Greek wedding event. Nia Vardalos, who has actually starred in and composed the 2 previous movies, composes and directs the upcoming movie.

“The sweet friendship which bloomed from the producers’ first taking a chance on me then grew into a beautiful relationship as they entrusted me to direct this installment of our franchise. We filmed our family reunion entirely in Greece which was thrilling for us all. Plus, we ate for free,” Vardalos stated in a declaration launched by Focus Features.

Vardalos and John Corbett return as couple Toula and Ian, together with cast mates Louis Mandylor, Andrea Martin, Gia Carides, Joey Fatone, Lainie Kazan, Maria Vacratsis, andElena Kampouris In addition, the movie presents 2 brand-new faces to the Portokalos-Miller brood: Elias Kacavas andMelina Kotselo Michael Constantine, who depicted Toula’s dad in the very first 2 movies and the series, died in 2021.

Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, and Gary Goetzman will act as manufacturers (as they did on the very first 2 movies) under their Playtone banner. Paul Brooks, Scott Niemeyer, and Steven Shareshian executive fruit and vegetables. Focus Features will launch the movie in the U.S., while Universal Pictures International will supervise worldwide circulation.

“It’s thrilling to have Nia Vardalos, Academy Award nominated writer, not only in front of the camera as our star, but also behind the camera as our director, guiding our beloved cast for this third film shot on location in Greece,” Wilson stated. “‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding’ has brought audiences joy for twenty-one years. I’m so happy that more joy is on the way.”

My Big Fat Greek Wedding’s History

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My Big Fat Greek Wedding, directed by Joel Zwick, premiered in 2002. The romantic funny follows Toula Portokalos, a female living in Chicago, as she falls for, and later on ends up being engaged to, a white guy calledIan Miller While preparing her wedding event, audiences are presented to her opinionated Greek household, and hilarity takes place. Worldwide, it made over $368 million at package workplace (versus a $5 million spending plan) and ended up being IFC’s highest-grossing movie. In the United States, My Big Fat Greek Wedding stays the highest-grossing romantic funny. The movie got vital appreciation and was welcomed by audiences. Vardalos made an Oscar election for finest initial movie script.

The list below year a comedy entitled My Big Fat Greek Life, continuing the movie’s story, premiered. Unfortunately, it got unfavorable evaluations and was canceled by CBS after 7 episodes. The movie’s 2016 follow up, My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, didn’t fare better. While it earned $90.6 million at the around the world ticket office, vital reception was bad.