Audiences could also be reuniting with Genovia’s royal household: a brand new “Princess Diaries” film is within the works at Disney. Deadline confirmed the information.
Penned by “Supergirl” alumna Aadrita Mukerji, the movie will mark the third installment of the franchise primarily based on Meg Cabot’s YA e-book collection of the identical title. It’s “understood to be a continuation of previous story, relatively than a reboot,” per the supply.
Thus far, there’s no phrase about whether or not Anne Hathaway and Julie Andrews, the celebs of “Princess Diaries” and “The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement,” will reprise their roles within the threequel, however the odds are wanting good: Hathaway lately mentioned that she would “greater than entertain” the potential for taking part in Mia once more, and was the truth is “pulling for it.”
Launched in 2001, “The Princess Diaries” tells the story of Mia Thermopolis, a clumsy teen in San Francisco who’s shocked to find that she is the inheritor to the throne of a European kingdom. Her estranged grandmother (Andrews) helps put together her for all times as a royal. The movie grossed over $165 million worldwide. Gina Wendkos (“Coyote Ugly”) wrote the script.
Penned by “Gray’s Anatomy” creator Shonda Rhimes, the movie’s sequel, “The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement,” hit theaters in 2004 and noticed Mia graduating school and returning to Genovia for her coronation. It took in additional than $134 million globally.
Debra Martin Chase (“Harriet”) produced the primary two pics and can return for the third. Melissa Okay. Stack, the screenwriter behind Jillian Bell-starrer “Godmothered” and “The Different Girl,” is exec producing.
“The Princess Diaries” marked Hathaway’s breakout position. She went on to attain Oscar noms for “Rachel Getting Married” and “Les Misérables,” successful for the latter. The “Satan Wears Prada” star’s newest movie, “Armageddon Time,” a coming-of-age story about two boys dwelling in Queens, is now in theaters.
A 3-time Oscar nominee, Andrews gained for “Mary Poppins” and landed nods for “The Sound of Music” and “Victor/Victoria.” She performs Woman Whistledown in “Bridgerton.”