Pack your bag and take your Windex — My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 Will be in cinemas very soon. The trailer for the upcoming romantic comedy was released on 11 May, and Toula’s family is moving to Greece. The project was in the works for quite some time, and in 2022, Nia Vardalos took to Instagram to share My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 was officially underway. Notably, filming took place in Athens’ Plaka, one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods.
Vardalos also used the short clip to teach his fans a Greek word, skinethetis. “What does the director mean. And guess who the director is? It’s me!” Yes: After writing and starring in the first two films, Vardalos will also take on the role of director this time around, making him a triple threat. The third film has come after 20 years my big Fat Greek Wedding It first hit theaters in 2002 and became a sleeper hit after the romance between Tula and Ian (Vardalos and John Corbett, respectively) plays out against the backdrop of Tula’s slightly chaotic – but very loving – family.
Vardalos celebrated the anniversary of the film on twitter in 2022, and thanked Rita Wilson for helping to make the script despite several rejections. “You can’t tell someone to embrace change, marginalized people or new ideas,” Vardalos said. “So love yourself. and write your story.
Ahead, Here’s Everything to Know My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 So far.
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The Portokalos family will join the Vardalos in Greece – including Corbett (Ian), Elena Kampouris (the couple’s daughter, Paris), Laini Kazan (Tula’s mother, Maria) and Andrea Martin (Tula’s aunt, Voula). Gia Karides, Joey Fatone and Melina Kotselou will also be in the third film.
One big exception? Michael Constantine, who played Tula’s Windex-loving father Gus in the first two films. Constantine passed away in 2021and many greek wedding The cast members gathered to remember their on-screen grandfather. Vardalos said in a statement, “He told me that he would not be able to join us for the third film and that he wanted us to move on.” September 2021 Instagram post. “I wrote the script to reflect Michael’s decision and will always cherish his final messages, hoping we were filming soon.”
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 plot
In the same Instagram post, Vardalos clarified that no, “Tula and Ian are not grandparents” in the upcoming film. In the third installment, Nia and her family return to Greece as part of her father’s last wish, which is to visit the village where he grew up and “reconnect with our roots.” Naturally, the trip turns into a big family reunion as Tula explores Gus’ childhood hometown.
if you need a refresher my big Fat Greek Wedding Cinematic Universe – MBFGWCU, If You – The 2016 sequel saw Tula’s parents get (re)married after a clerical error revealed they never were. technically marriage by church. Meanwhile, Toula and Ian were dealing with their daughter’s increasing independence, from going off to college to romancing Bennett (Alex Wolff), a fellow Greek student.
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 release date and trailer
The trailer (full of gorgeous visuals) of the rom-com was released on May 11 and gave fans an update on when they can actually see My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 – The film hits the theaters on 8 September.
This post will be updated with additional plot details as more information becomes available. My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 becomes available.
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