Freaky Friday Sequel In Development At Disney

Lindsay Lohan and Jame Lee Curtis are expected to return for Freaky Friday 2.

Freaky Friday, starring Lindsay Lohan and Jamie Lee Curtis, is getting a sequel. The 2003 movie was a remake of the 1976 film of the same name but with a modern twist. Freaky Friday tells the story of a mother and daughter who switch bodies. They must live each other’s lives for a day, leading to hilarious and heartwarming adventures. Lohan plays the role of Anna Coleman. She is a rebellious teenager struggling to connect with her mother, Tess (Curtis), a workaholic therapist about to marry her fiancé Ryan (Mark Harmon). After a heated argument, the two accidentally switch bodies when they both make a wish to be in each other’s shoes. The rest of the movie follows their comical attempts to adjust to each other’s lifestyles while trying to find a way to switch back before it’s too late.

Twenty years later, Variety reports that the sequel is moving forward at Disney. Lohan and Curtis are expected to return. Curtis originally sparked speculation and hype for a sequel on social media. Fans rallied to create buzz and demand; the heartwarming film brought over $160 million at the box office. Read more News on Nerdtropolis and subscribe to our YouTube.

Sean Tajipour is the Founder and Editor of Nerdtropolis and the host of the Moviegoers Society Podcast. He is also a member of the Critics Choice Association. You can follow on Twitter and Instagram @Seantaj.

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