Disney is returning to the world of Freaky Friday. 2003 by Lindsay Lohan and Jamie Lee Curtis , The Hollywood Reporter Confirmed.
Lohan and Curtis are expected to reprise their roles as a mother and daughter who wake up one Friday to find they’ve switched bodies. Elyse Hollander is writing the script for the sequel.
Freaky Friday Adapted from 2003 by Mary Rodgers Novel, grossed 10 million dollars worldwide. Directed by Mark Waters from a screenplay by Heather Hach and Leslie, Dixon has been a cultural touchstone, something Curtis has raised in public appearances over the years. got to it. It has become synonymous with the body-swapping genre, spawning homages such as the Blumhouse horror flickFreaky.
Curtis 2023 told New York Times In the retrospective of the 2003 film, she continues to receive inquiries about the Freaky Friday sequel Question, while promoting her 1972 horror film, Halloween Ends.
“Something really hit a chord. When I got back, I called my friends at Disney and said, ‘It felt like a movie was about to be made. Same,'” Curtis said.
A potential Freaky Friday sequel would mark Lohan’s return to the studio, where he was in s was one of the bigger young stars of the era. In recent years, she’s been revived with a two-movie deal at Netflix, including the rom-com Falling for Christmas.
Lohan told Times of a potential sequel: “Jamie and I are both open to it, so we’re going to Leave it there and we’ll just make stuff that people absolutely love.”