My Large Fats Greek Marriage ceremony 3 will stroll down the aisle and into theaters on Sept. 8, Focus Options and dad or mum studio Common Photos introduced Friday.
The early fall hall has labored out effectively in latest instances for motion pictures interesting to older grownup moviegoers. Common’s hit romantic-comedy Ticket to Paradise opened in cinemas this previous September, whereas Focus’ Downtown Abbey began its theatrical run in September 2018.
Large Fats Greek Marriage ceremony 3 opens greater than 20 years after My Large Fats Greek Marriage ceremony grossed $368.7 million on the worldwide field workplace, together with $241.4 million domestically. It stays the top-grossing romantic-comedy of all time on the North American field workplace, in addition to one of the profitable indie titles of all time, not adjusted for inflation. The 2002 film, which was based mostly on her one-woman play, earned star and author Nia Vardalos an Oscar nomination for greatest unique screenplay and a Golden Globe nomination for greatest actress in a comedy or musical.
A 2016 sequel, My Large Fats Greek Marriage ceremony 2, grossed $90.6 million on the worldwide field workplace.
The third movie sees Vardalos direct and as soon as once more star reverse John Corbett, with Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson and Gary Goetzman returning as government producers by way of their Playtone banner. Different castmembers embody Louis Mandylor, Elena Kampouris, Maria Vacratsis, Andrea Martin, Elias Kacavas, Gia Carides, Joey Fatone and Melina Kotselou. Paul Brooks, Scott Niemeyer and Steven Shareshian government produce.
Focus is dealing with Large Fats Greek Marriage ceremony 3 within the U.S., whereas Common Photos Worldwide will deal with the threequel abroad. The story follows the Portokalos household as they attend a household reunion in Greece.
“The candy friendship which bloomed from the producers’ first taking an opportunity on me then grew into an attractive relationship as they entrusted me to direct this installment of our franchise,” Vardalos stated in a press release. “We filmed our household reunion totally in Greece which was thrilling for us all. Plus, we ate without cost.”
Added Wilson, “My Large Fats Greek Marriage ceremony has introduced audiences pleasure for twenty-one years. I’m so pleased that extra pleasure is on the way in which.”
IFC Movies distributed the primary film, with Common touchdown rights to the sequel.