The solid of Father of the Bride reunited after 25 years, bringing again many authentic characters for a Zoom-style new story in what Netflix is looking a “particular sequel.” Operating a few half hour lengthy, the quasi-sequel, dubbed Father of the Bride Half 3 (ish), was made obtainable to look at at no cost on Netflix’s Fb and YouTube pages. The particular reunion was put collectively for the good thing about the non-profit group World Central Kitchen, which works to offer meals to tens of millions of kids, households, seniors, and frontline staff.

Reprising their roles from the unique Father of the Bride films from the 1990s, the reunion particular stars Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Kieran Culkin, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Martin Brief, and George Newbern. Additionally featured within the particular in new roles had been a number of different fan favourite Hollywood stars, together with Alexandra Shipp, Florence Pugh, Ben Platt, and Robert DeNiro. Reese Witherspoon additionally seems to introduce the particular sequel, pertaining to the World Central Kitchen and their mission.

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Launched in 1991, the primary installment of this Father of the Bride franchise was a remake of the 1950 film of the identical identify. It follows overprotective father George Banks (Steve Martin) and spouse Nina (Keaton) because the dad and mom of bride-to-be Annie (Williams-Paisley). The film additionally featured Brief as an eccentric marriage ceremony coordinator, Culkin as Annie’s brother Matty, and Newbern because the groom, Bryan MacKenzie. The film is taken into account a cult traditional and is without doubt one of the most memorable romantic comedies of its period.

The primary sequel, Father of the Bride Half II, was launched in theaters in 1995. Bringing again the unique solid, the sequel picks up straight the place the primary film left off with Annie and Bryan now married. This time, George should additionally come to phrases along with his getting old when Annie reveals that he’s going to grow to be a grandfather, solely to study that his spouse Nina can be anticipating a brand new child woman. Whereas not fairly as financially profitable as the unique, the sequel was a giant success on the field workplace.

There have been rumors of a 3rd Father of the Bride film which have persevered within the quarter-century because the second film premiered. A number of actors from the originals had spoken about their curiosity in seeing one other film made. Final 12 months, Bob Iger had claimed that Disney was within the technique of rebooting Father of the Bride for the corporate’s Disney+ streaming service following the acquisition of 21st Century Fox.

Information of a Father of the Bride reboot seemingly squashed the probabilities of one other sequel with Steve Martin and Diane Keaton, however Netflix did not overlook in regards to the authentic films. On Sept. 22, they launched a promo video vaguely teasing that “one thing is coming.” Even when the “particular sequel” wasn’t fairly the feature-length film many followers had been hoping for, it is nonetheless wonderful to see your complete solid again collectively once more for an replace on what’s occurred with the Banks household.

You may donate to the charity by visiting the official web site for World Central Kitchen. The Father of the Bride Half 3 (ish) video involves us from Netflix on YouTube.

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