One of essentially the most beloved trendy Christmas classics is popping 20 subsequent 12 months, and to mark the event, cast members from the landmark 2003 romantic comedy “Love Actually” are reuniting for a TV special to air on ABC subsequent week, the community introduced Tuesday.
Hugh Grant, Laura Linney, Emma Thompson, Bill Nighy and Thomas Brodie-Sangster are participating in the special, together with the movie’s writer-director Richard Curtis.
In a promotional clip shared by the ABC program “20/20” on Twitter, Diane Sawyer asks the cast to fill in the sentence, “Love is…,” to which Grant drolly solutions, “Dead!”
According to ABC, the special will take a look at how the movie efficiently corralled various ensembles to create an enthralling and winsome movie analyzing varied loving relationships throughout a frantic month main up to Christmas in London, England, happening to turn out to be a beloved vacation custom world wide.
The program, which comes slightly early, contemplating the movie was launched on November 6, 2003, may also take a look at how the COVID-19 pandemic modified the methods individuals 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 short sequel to the movie was produced for NBC in honour 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.