Could Anne Hathaway as soon as extra don the crown of Genovia? If Disney has its method, then she is going to. It’s nonetheless very early days, however according to The Hollywood Reporter, plans are afoot for a 3rd outing for ‘The Princess Diaries’.
Based on a novel sequence created by Meg Cabot that launched in 2000, the 2001 authentic noticed Hathaway as Mia Thermopolis, a socially awkward however completely happy teenager dwelling in and attending personal college in San Francisco together with her mom and her cat.
Mia’s life is thrown for a loop when she learns from her mom Helen Thermopolis (Caroline Goodall) that her deceased father, Philippe Renaldi (Rene Auberjonois), was the Crown Prince of Genovia.
To hold the royal reigns from passing to a different household on account of a damaged bloodline, Queen Clarisse Renaldi (Dame Julie Andrews) seeks the favor of her estranged granddaughter in hopes that she is going to take her father’s place because the Crown Princess. While Mia contemplates her future, her grandmother insists on turning her from a social misfit to a girl match for the throne.
And that, after all, causes additional chaos for Mia and greatest pal Lilly Moscovitz (Heather Matarazzo) as she figures out learn how to navigate college, hormones and the challenges of a small European nation.
Much of the forged returned for the sequel – 2004’s ‘The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement’ – which added further wrinkles, together with the presence of Chris Pine’s Nicholas Devereaux, a possible risk to Mia’s declare to the throne who finally ends up as her love curiosity.
Garry Marshall directed each of the films, however his demise in 2016 meant that loads of the ahead momentum was taken out of any plan for a 3rd movie.
Still, rumors would pop up occasionally and this seems the closest that anybody has gotten to an precise plan for a threequel.
Debra Martin Chase, who produced the films is again for the brand new movie, with Melissa Stack, the screenwriter behind the Cameron Diaz comedy ‘The Other Woman’ and the 2020 Disney+ characteristic ‘Godmothered’, is government producing.
And Disney has Aadrita Mukerji, who has labored on sequence together with ‘Supergirl’, ‘Reacher’ and ‘Quantum Leap’, writing the script.
What the corporate doesn’t have but, not less than in an official, signed-to-a-deal capability, is Hathaway, although she’s typically stated that she’s greater than keen to return to the world of the ‘Diaries’ – even as recently as last month.
And whereas Andrews has been extra prone to pour chilly water on the idea, feeling that the time might have handed for one more film, there’s still a chance she could be convinced by Disney.
With greater than $300 million within the financial institution from the primary two films and a giant fanbase that has launched their youngsters to the films, it’s hardly stunning that Disney would need to hold hope alive.