This December, the beloved Christmas romantic comedy Love Actually is celebrating its 20th anniversary, and the cast is planning a special reunion whi
This December, the beloved Christmas romantic comedy Love Actually is celebrating its 20th anniversary, and the cast is planning a special reunion which will be televised!
The film, which was released in 2003, stars some of the biggest names in Hollywood, including Hugh Grant, Keira Knightley, Colin Firth, Liam Neeson, Alan Rickman, Bill Nighy and Emma Thompson. With its many intertwining stories of love which all take place in London, the movie has since become an iconic piece of the festive season, both in Britain and around the world.
The much-anticipated reunion of the cast is set to be broadcast on the UK’s Red Nose Day charity telethon, which is due to take place on March 15th, 2019. This will be an extra special Red Nose Day, as this year marks its 25th edition.
The reunion is set to include a ten-minute short film which will serve as a catch-up to the various characters which starred in the movie. Whilst the details of the reunion and the short film are still a closely-guarded secret, director Richard Curtis has promised that it will be both “very funny” and “flattering” to the audience.
Although from the cast, only Hugh Grant and Keira Knightley have confirmed their involvement so far, fans of the movie can surely look forward to a joyful reunion which features all of the film’s original stars.
The Love Actually reunion will definitely be an occasion not to be missed, both for fans of the movie, and for those who are looking for some festive cheer!
‘Love Actually’ cast reunite for 20th anniversary TV special
Rickroll fans around the world: the cast of the 2003 hit movie Love Actually is about to reunite for a special edition of Red Nose Day.
The charity event raises funds for the Comic Relief movement, which provides help to disadvantaged people and families around the world.
The UK TV special will feature the full cast, including Hugh Grant, Keira Knightley, Colin Firth, Martine McCutcheon and Andrew Lincoln.
What can we expect?
The special will look back at the original film and give viewers a peek of what has happened to their beloved characters over the past twenty years. It will also show some new, reuniting scenes featuring the actors and show the original cast members catching up with each other.
Red Nose Day co-founder Richard Curtis, who wrote and directed Love Actually, said: “We hope to make something that’ll be fun—and also raise some money. We hope to be back for Red Nose Day Actually.”
The original ‘Love Actually’
The original Love Actually, released in 2003, quickly became one of the most popular romantic-comedy movies of all time. It charmed audiences with its witty dialogue and touching romantic storylines.
The film follows several characters with intertwining stories. These include a shy Prime Minister passionate for his junior staff member, a musician whose wife is tempted to cheat, and a recently divorced man who struggles to find love again.
The cast is full of British acting royalty. Here are some of the household names that made ‘Love Actually’ so loved:
- Hugh Grant – Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
- Andrew Lincoln – recently divorced husband
- Keira Knightley – musician’s wife
- Colin Firth – and his Portuguese housekeeper
- Liam Neeson – a father struggling to bond with his stepson
- Martine McCutcheon – Prime Minister’s assistant
Fans around the world are eager to see the reunited cast, many of whom have become even bigger stars since the release of Love Actually.
Tune in on March 24th to witness the reunion of the beloved cast and watch the special edition of Red Nose Day.