Nia Vardalos became famous from her well written script and starring role in My Big Fat Greek Wedding the movie discovered by now close friends, Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks when it was just a play.
My Big Fat Greek Wedding began as a one-woman play from Vardalos that told of her life growing up in a Greek household in Winnipeg and then marrying a non-Greek. Rita Wilson, who is half-Greek, saw the L.A. play and brought it to the attention of husband Tom Hanks.
Nia Vardalos has done it again writing a sequel to My Big Fat Greek Wedding finally which we can’t wait to see! The plot of the new script for My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 involves the reveal of a family secret and a new wedding, described as bigger and fatter, that brings the Greek clan together again. “Now that I’m experiencing motherhood, I’m ready to write the next chapter of my family story,” she said. “
Nia Vardalos will star with her on screen husband John Corbett again in the sequel.
No filming date or release date has been set, stay tuned.
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