If you haven’t seen it yet, Mamma Mia! is a movie based on a musical with a sound track of Abba songs. It was an incredibly successful film back in 2008, starring Meryl Streep, Amanda Seyfried, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, and Stellan Skarsgard. Now it looks like there will be a sequel! So far the rumoured returning stars are Meryl Streep, Amanda Seyfried, Pierce Brosnan, and Colin Firth who all seem set to reprise their roles.
Mamma Mia!, which grossed over $600 million, was written by Catherine Johnson and directed by Phyllida Lloyd. The sequel, titled Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again, will be written and directed by Ol Parker who is best known as writer of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.
Abba members Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus will be executive producers.
A new selection of songs by Abba will provide the soundtrack for the film, no word as to what songs are being considered yet.
Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again is expected to release in July, 2018.
Image from Mamma Mia! promotional poster via imdb.