Lindsay Lohan, Jamie Lee Curtis Address ‘Freaky Friday’ Sequel

Lindsay Lohan and Jamie Lee Curtis.

Time for the final word sequel! Lindsay Lohan and Jamie Lee Curtis are in talks to return for a follow-up to their 2003 movie, Freaky Friday.

The previous costars celebrated the OG film’s twentieth anniversary with a joint New York Occasions interview printed on Wednesday, Could 10. The outlet reported that Disney confirmed a sequel to the fantasy-comedy is in growth, with Elyse Hollander writing the screenplay.

“As I went world wide with [the 2022 film] Halloween Ends, folks wished to know if there was going to be one other Freaky Friday,” Curtis, 64, defined. “One thing actually touched a chord. Once I got here again, I known as my pals at Disney and stated, ‘It looks like there’s a film to be made.’”


Lindsay Lohan and Jamie Lee Curtis.
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Lohan, 36, added that she and the Buying and selling Locations actress are “each open” to reprising their roles as Anna and Tess Coleman, a mother-daughter duo who magically swap our bodies amid their already fraught relationship.

“We’re leaving it within the arms that be,” the Imply Ladies star stated. “We’d solely make one thing that individuals would completely adore.”

Along with trying towards a brand new Freaky Friday installment, the duo additionally mirrored on their expertise making the unique, which is itself a remake of the 1976 movie of the identical identify.

“I used to be in the course of a ebook tour when my agent known as. An actress had been concerned within the film and selected to not do it; I used to be a substitute half,” Curtis recalled of becoming a member of the forged late within the course of. “Had I had on a regular basis on this planet to arrange, I don’t assume it will’ve been so good. I simply needed to be in my physique. I used to be additionally newly sober and I used to be capable of have a neighborhood inside the movie-work world. That was an enormous deal for me.”

The Knives Out actress’ efficiency garnered reward from critics, with the NYT’s personal 2003 evaluate calling it a “disgrace” that her efficiency would possible be “neglected” throughout Oscar season attributable to her character’s lack of “historic costumes” and “debilitating ailment[s].” (Curtis has since received a Greatest Supporting Actress Oscar for her position within the 2022 movie Everything In all places All At As soon as.)

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The youngsters’s ebook creator added that Lohan was “as fluid as I used to be” within the movie and praised her appearing chops.

“She has a facility as an actor that’s actually spectacular. It was an enormous job. It was an enormous manufacturing. And our relationship was very simple,” Curtis shared.

The California native shares daughters Annie, 36, and Ruby, 27, with husband Christopher Visitor whereas Lohan is at present anticipating her first little one with husband Bader Shammas, whom she wed in April 2022. The actors each shared what Freaky Friday taught them about parenting.

“To have extra persistence. You wish to allow them to discover and stay the way in which they should stay — with boundaries,” stated the Confessions of a Teenager Drama Queen star. “I’m not there. I’m getting there. In a yr, come again to me and ask me what it’s like. After which in 16 years.”

Curtis, in the meantime, stated: “Droop the judgment, open the ear, hear extra. Additionally, as a mother or father, we’re sizing up on a regular basis: footwear, garments, meals. It’s all future thought. My lesson from Freaky Friday was to be the place your ft are.”