Jamie Lee Curtis simply gave Disney a nudge concerning the Freaky Friday sequel! The scream queen, 64, celebrated 20 years because the hit 2003 film premiered together with her co-star and pal Lindsay Lohan by penning a candy Instagram caption on November 11.
“Too late. YOU GREW UP and SO BEAUTIFULLY!” Jamie captioned her publish alongside a selfie of her and the Imply Women star, 37. “Nicely, it’s Friday, and the strike is over, so hopefully, we will swap locations once more within the close to future!” On the finish of her caption, Jamie tagged Lindsay and Disney. She was referring to the tip of the 118-day SAG-AFTRA strike, which required working actors to not promote any work with struck corporations, amongst them being Disney. Earlier this week, the AMPTP (Alliance of Movement Image and Tv Producers) and the union reached an settlement on residuals, honest wages and synthetic intelligence.
Jamie and Lindsay have expressed an curiosity in reuniting for Freaky Friday 2. Over the summer season, the Halloween ultimate lady advised Entertainment Weekly that the sequel will “for positive” occur, including there was “no query” about it.” Nevertheless, it was placed on maintain as a result of earlier WGA strike that ended shortly earlier than SAG’s strike got here to an finish.
“We’re in the course of a contract dispute,” Jamie defined on the time. “And so, till these writers receives a commission appropriately and guarded by the producers that make billions off of them, we will be unable to inform you any extra concerning the Freaky Friday sequel, besides that it’s occurring.”
Throughout a separate interview with The New York Times, the Academy Award winner famous that she pushed for a brand new film whereas selling the ultimate installment of David Gordon Inexperienced’s Halloween trilogy in 2022.
“As I went around the globe with Halloween Ends, folks needed to know if there was going to be one other Freaky Friday,” Jamie stated. “One thing actually touched a chord. Once I got here again, I referred to as my mates at Disney and stated, ‘It appears like there’s a film to be made.’”
As for Lindsay, the Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen star advised Entertainment Tonight in 2022 that she was sport for a sequel. “I like Jamie. I might undoubtedly like to work collectively once more, and we’ve spoken, so we’ll see,” Lindsay advised the outlet.
The unique Freaky Friday — primarily based on Mary Rodgers’ 1972 novel — starred Lindsay as Anna Coleman and Jamie as Anna’s mom, Tess Coleman. The mom and daughter continually bicker, however they quickly step into one another’s footwear after studying a magical fortune cookie that switches their our bodies. The 2003 movie went on to be a cult traditional.