Oh what a strange place to be. More than 14 years since delighted released, the live-action musical film will return for a sequel titled disenchanted.
“Working with Disney again has been like coming home”, director Adam Shankman he said in a press release in May 2021. “With Amy [Adams] and this extraordinary cast, allan [Menken] Y Stephen [Schwartz]‘s amazing new score, and barry [Josephson] and the support of Disney, I only hope to bring magic and joy to audiences around the world.”
Disney confirmed that disenchanted It will be released in 2022 and will be available to stream on Disney+. adams, patrick dempsey, james marsden Y Idina Menzel Will they all reprise their roles in the sequel.
The 2007 romantic comedy explored Giselle (Adams), a princess who finds herself far from her fairytale world of Andalasia when she is banished to New York City.
According to Disney, disenchanted will be set “15 years later, Giselle moves to suburban Monroeville with Robert and their teenage daughter Morgan, where she must juggle the challenges of a new home and discover what happily ever after really means to her and her new family. ”
Dempsey, who plays Adams’ character’s love interest, spoke about how valuable the sequel would be.
“Every year they said, ‘We’re going to do this. It’s going to be done,’ but then nobody could agree on the script, ”he explained in an interview with Variety in April 2021. “It is a very important film for them and it is a satire. It’s not a typical Disney movie.”
the Bridget Jones’s baby the actor joked that even though delighted Y disenchanted are “a little off the mark” for Disney, he still believes there is an important story to tell.
“However, we honor all those Disney movies that have come before and have now finally figured it out. And we’re old enough, so it’s like a midlife crisis movie,” Dempsey said.
For him Grey’s Anatomy alum, reunite with original cast members It was a very special experience.
“Working with everyone again after 14 years is really exciting,” Dempsey added at the time.
Producer barry josephson also revealed how significant it was to revisit the delighted universe.
“I guess dreams do come true… produce delighted It was the most rewarding movie experience I’ve ever had,” Josephson said in the May 2021 press release.
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