Some of the beloved fashionable Christmas classics is popping 20 subsequent 12 months, and to mark the event, solid 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, Invoice Nighy and Thomas Brodie-Sangster are participating 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 solid to fill within the sentence, “Love really is…,” to which Grant drolly solutions, “Useless!”
In accordance with ABC, the particular will take a look at how the movie efficiently corralled a various ensemble to create a captivating and winsome movie inspecting varied loving relationships throughout a frantic month main as much as Christmas in London, England, occurring to turn out to be a beloved vacation custom around the globe.
This system, which comes slightly early, contemplating the movie was launched on November 6, 2003, can 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 brand new reunion just isn’t the primary time the actors from “Love Really” – who additionally embody Keira Knightley, Liam Neeson and Colin Firth – have come collectively once more.
In 2017, a short sequel to the movie was produced for NBC in honor of Crimson Nostril Day, a charity for kids in want created by Curtis.
“The Laughter & Secrets and techniques of ‘Love Really’: 20 Years Later – A Diane Sawyer Particular” airs Nov. 29 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.