My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 Receives Major Filming Update From Star
Nia Vardalos announces that My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3 has started filming in Greece and that she will direct the third film in the franchise.
My Fat Greek Wedding 3 star Nia Vardalos offers a major shoot update. Written by Vardalos in his screenplay debut, the first installment in the rom-com franchise was released in 2002 and became a smash hit. Nominated for Best Original Screenplay Oscar, My Fat Greek Wedding took Vardalos’ comedy career to new heights and became one of the highest-grossing romantic comedies of all time.
Directed by Joel Zwick, My Fat Greek Wedding follows Fotoula “Toula” Portokalos (Vardalos), a young Greek-American woman who falls in love with the definitely not Greek Ian Miller (John Corbett). With a stellar supporting cast that includes the late Michael Constantine as Windex of Tula’s father, Gus, and Lainie Kazan as Tula’s mother, Maria, the charming film spawned a short-lived TV series and a movie. sequel to 2016, My Fat Greek Wedding 2. Last year, Vardalos revealed that more Portokalos family antics were on the horizon with the announcement of My Fat Greek Wedding 3. Vardalos had written the screenplay and was seeking funding throughout 2021; now, it looks like the film has advanced considerably.
In his latest update on the third installment, Vardalos recently took to social media to announce that My Fat Greek Wedding 3 began filming in Athens, Greece. In the video, Vardalos reveals that she’s the film’s director and offers a quick glimpse of the set from her hotel room window. Subtitle “Thank you Playtone, Gold Circle, HBO and Focus“, the video is a very positive development for the upcoming film. Check out Vardalos’ charming announcement below:
Sure, My Fat Greek Wedding fans can expect the entire supporting cast to return for the next episode. Unfortunately, Constantine passed away last year and couldn’t start filming. My Fat Greek Wedding 3. However, Vardalos previously revealed that the beloved actor has given his blessing to the third film and that the project will pay homage to Constantine as Gus Portokalos. As things stand, Vardalos seems adamant about staying true to his roots and the roots of the titular family, setting My Fat Greek Wedding 3 in Greece. Now that production had started on My Fat Greek Wedding 3Vardalos may soon share behind-the-scenes footage.
At this time, major plot details for the third film remain under wraps. While it remains to be seen if My Fat Greek Wedding 3 will focus on the wedding of Paris (Elena Kampouris), with Toula and Ian tasked with keeping the family in check while planning their daughter’s upcoming nuptials, the third film can be expected to be an emotional new chapter. and exciting. For now, fans of the first two movies have a lot to look forward to with the next one. My Fat Greek Wedding 3.
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Source: Nia Vardalos/Twitter
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