My Big Fat Greek Wedding star and writer Nia Vardalos has told her Twitter followers she is writing a sequel to the hit 2002 romantic comedy.
Nia Vardalos wrote: “Now that I’m experiencing motherhood I feel ready to write this next chapter.”
The Oscar-nominated screenwriter and actress also confirmed the “entire big fat family” has been invited to take part in the project.
It’s believed the original film grossed $369 million at the box office.
Made on a budget of around $5 million, the surprise hit became one of the most profitable films of all time.
The plot followed the loud Portokalos family, whose daughter Fatoula marries a non-Greek, played by John Corbett.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Nia Vardalos has already written the script and John Corbett, 53, has agreed to return in the sequel.
Nia Vardalos thanked her followers for “the love” she’d received on Twitter following the announcement.
She said: “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.”
The movie sparked a spin-off TV sitcom called My Big Fat Greek Life in 2003 which ran for one series.
The second movie will again be co-produced by Tom Hanks’ production company Playtone.
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