One of probably the most beloved trendy Christmas classics is popping 20 subsequent 12 months, and to mark the event, solid members from the landmark 2003 romantic comedy “Love Actually” are reuniting for a TV particular to air on ABC subsequent week, the community introduced Tuesday.
Hugh Grant, Laura Linney, Emma Thompson, Bill Nighy and Thomas Brodie-Sangster are participating within the particular, together with the movie’s writer-director Richard Curtis.
In a promotional clip shared by ABC program “20/20” on Twitter, Diane Sawyer asks the solid to fill within the sentence, “Love actually is…,” to which Grant drolly solutions, “Dead!”
According to ABC, the particular will have a look at how the movie efficiently corralled a various ensemble to create an enthralling and winsome movie inspecting varied loving relationships throughout a frantic month main as much as Christmas in London, England, happening to develop into a beloved vacation custom around the globe.
The program, which comes a little bit early, contemplating the movie was launched on November 6, 2003, may also have a look at how the COVID-19 pandemic modified the methods folks work together, love and join, and the all-important want for kindness in households and communities.
The new reunion just isn’t the primary time the actors from “Love Actually” – who additionally embody Keira Knightley, Liam Neeson and Colin Firth – have come collectively once more.
In 2017, a brief sequel to the movie was produced for NBC in honor of Red Nose Day, a charity for youngsters in want created by Curtis.
“The Laughter & Secrets of ‘Love Actually’: 20 Years Later – A Diane Sawyer Special” airs Nov. 29 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.