Editor’s Note: “Tis the Season: The Holidays on Screen” celebrates essentially the most beloved vacation movies and tv specials. The particular airs Sunday, November 27 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CNN.
One of essentially the most beloved fashionable Christmas classics is popping 20 subsequent 12 months, and to mark the event, forged members from the landmark 2003 romantic comedy “Love Actually” are reuniting for a TV particular to air on ABC subsequent week, the community introduced Tuesday.
Hugh Grant, Laura Linney, Emma Thompson, Bill Nighy and Thomas Brodie-Sangster are collaborating within the particular, together with the movie’s writer-director Richard Curtis.
In a promotional clip shared by ABC program “20/20” on Twitter, Diane Sawyer asks the forged to fill within the sentence, “Love actually is…,” to which Grant drolly solutions, “Dead!”
According to ABC, the particular will take a look at how the movie efficiently corralled a various ensemble to create a captivating and winsome movie analyzing numerous loving relationships throughout a frantic month main as much as Christmas in London, England, occurring to change into a beloved vacation custom all over the world.
The program, which comes just a little early, contemplating the movie was launched on November 6, 2003, may even take a look at how the COVID-19 pandemic modified the methods folks work together, love and join, and the all-important want for kindness in households and communities.
The new reunion shouldn’t be the primary time the actors from “Love Actually” – who additionally embrace Keira Knightley, Liam Neeson and Colin Firth – have come collectively once more.
In 2017, a brief sequel to the movie was produced for NBC in honor of Red Nose Day, a charity for youngsters in want created by Curtis.
“The Laughter & Secrets of ‘Love Actually’: 20 Years Later – A Diane Sawyer Special” airs Nov. 29 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.