The landmark 2003 romantic comedy, “Love Actually,” turns 20 subsequent 12 months. To mark the event, forged members are reuniting on ABC subsequent week for a TV vacation particular with Diane Sawyer. The anniversary function will embody interviews with Hugh Grant, Emma Thompson, Bill Nighy, Laura Linney, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, and Olivia Olson.

The movie’s author and director, Richard Curtis, can even be participating within the particular to replicate on the success and impression the movie has had prior to now twenty years.

In a promotional clip from ABC, Sawyer poses the ever elusive query to forged members: “Love really is?” Naturally, Grant, who performs the British prime minister stricken with dance fever, solutions, “Dead!”

The one-hour particular “will have a look at how the movie turned a beloved Christmas custom and a world sensation, with new perception into behind-the-scenes secrets and techniques and iconic scenes,” in accordance to a release. The reunion can even “study how the COVID-19 pandemic refocused the methods we love and join and the omnipresent acts of kindness inside our households and communities.”


In 2017, forged members additionally reunited for the brief sequel, Red Nose Day Actually, which was additionally made by Curtis and additional developed key character storylines. Several scenes from the brief echoed iconic moments from the movie such because the cue card scene with Keira Knightley’s and Andrew Lincoln’s characters. In the mini sequel, Grant, Liam Neeson, Laura Linney, Colin Firth and Rowan Atkinson made appearances.

For the upcoming reunion this season, “The Laughter & Secrets of Love Actually: 20 Years Later – A Diane Sawyer Special” airs on Tuesday, Nov. 29 at 8:00 p.m. EST on ABC, and will likely be accessible to stream subsequent day on Hulu.

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