Jamie Lee Curtis talks Freaky Friday sequel
Everything Everywhere All At Once star Jamie Lee Curtis has teased fans and brought on a whole lot of nostalgia by promising that Freaky Friday 2 is "going to happen."
The original comedy, which followed Curtis and on-screen daughter Lindsay Lohan swapping bodies, was released in 2003. Now, 20 years later, Curtis told Variety that fans should get ready for a follow-up film.
"It’s going to happen. Without saying there’s anything officially happening, I’m looking at you in this moment and saying, ‘Of course it’s going to happen.’ It’s going to happen," Curtis said.
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Curtis has been speaking about this potential project an increasing amount recently. On February 10, Curtis shared a photo of her and Lohan on Instagram writing: "It’s Friday. I’m just sayin! Freaky fingers crossed!"
Lohan, who is undergoing something of a career comeback at the moment, commented on the post with crossed fingers emojis as well as a heart-eyes smiley face and two hands up.
If Freaky Friday 2 was made official, it would mark a return to one of Curtis' most iconic roles. In contrast, last year, Curtis said goodbye to perhaps her single most famous role — Laurie Strode in Halloween.
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At the time, Curtis likened her last performance as Laurie — in Halloween Ends — to a break-up.
"That last week in Savannah, Georgia, when I knew every day going to that set was going to be the last time I was going to be Laurie and be with my people, I cried every day," Curtis said.
"If I'm not crying, if we're all not crying a little bit, then what have we done? We haven't done anything. We've made contact. You guys have made contact with Laurie, I've made contact with you, that's a relationship. I'm breaking up, it's painful."
Everything Everywhere All At Once is available to rent or buy now in the UK from Prime Video, iTunes, Microsoft Store and other digital retailers.
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