‘Love Actually’ forged to reunite for twentieth anniversary TV particular



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Probably the most beloved trendy Christmas classics is popping 20 subsequent yr, and to mark the event, forged 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 collaborating 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 forged to fill within the sentence, “Love actually is…,” to which Grant drolly solutions, “Dead!”

In response to ABC, the particular will have a look at how the movie efficiently corralled a various ensemble to create an enthralling and winsome movie inspecting varied loving relationships throughout a frantic month main as much as Christmas in London, England, happening to develop into a beloved vacation custom all over the world.

This system, which comes just a little early, contemplating the movie was launched on November 6, 2003, may even have 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 Actually” – who additionally embody Keira Knightley, Liam Neeson and Colin Firth – have come collectively once more.

In 2017, a brief sequel to the movie was produced for NBC in honor of Pink Nostril Day, a charity for youngsters in want created by Curtis.

“The Laughter & Secrets of ‘Love Actually’: 20 Years Later – A Diane Sawyer Special” airs Nov. 29 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.