It seems like Mamma Mia! Right here We Go Once more director Ol Parker may be able to take an opportunity on pursuing one other movie within the musical franchise.
Parker, who helmed Common Photos’ 2018 follow-up to director Phyllida Lloyd’s 2008 hit Mamma Mia!, advised Display Rant in an interview revealed on-line Saturday (Dec. 17) that producer Judy Craymer has at all times supposed to make a movie trilogy. Craymer has credit on each movies and likewise the ABBA-centric jukebox musical of the identical title, which was the idea for the primary film and has had runs on the West Finish and Broadway.
“Judy Craymer, the genius producer behind the musical and the primary two movies, at all times plans for it to be a trilogy,” Parker teased. “That’s all I can say. The primary one made an infinite sum of money, and I feel we made a good quantity too.”
The Ticket to Paradise filmmaker continued, “I do know that there’s a starvation for a 3rd, and I do know that she has a plan. Wouldn’t it’s beautiful?”
Mamma Mia! Right here We Go Once more introduced again such castmembers from the primary movie as Meryl Streep, Amanda Seyfried, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgård, Dominic Cooper and Christine Baranski, together with including new gamers together with Lily James and Cher.
In her evaluation for The Hollywood Reporter, movie critic Leslie Felperin famous that the sequel’s number of ABBA tunes was much less notable than that of the primary: “Certainly, the film’s greatest failing is that a lot of its soundtrack, the very engine that propels it, is made up of far too many precise B-sides, or at the very least lesser-known tunes from the again catalogue of Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, the 2 Swedish singer-songwriters who made up half of the Seventies pop quartet ABBA.”
Right here We Go Once more collected $395 million worldwide, which was nicely beneath the 2008 movie’s $609 million international take.
This text initially appeared on The Hollywood Reporter.