My Big Fat Greek Wedding getting a sequel

May 28, 2014 12:14 AM

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Variety and The Hollywood Reporter say Playtone, Gold Circle and HBO Films are developing a followup to the 2002 smash hit, which was written by and starred Winnipeg native Nia Vardalos.

Based on her one-woman stage show, My Big Fat Greek Wedding earned more than $241 million (U.S.) when it was released in 2002 and Vardalos was nominated for an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay.

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