All the details so far on the Mamma Mia! sequel

2017-06-01 14:05

Cape Town – Mamma Mia! here we go again! That's right; the popular 2008 film based on the stage musical of ABBA songs is getting a sequel. 

While the film received mixed reviews from critics the audience loved it. It was the fifth highest grossing movie of the year.

Universal announced last week that the film has officially been greenlit and will hit cinemas in 2018. 

Here's what we know so far:

The cast

According to The Hollywood Reporter Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth and most of the original cast are set to return. 

The plot

Sources reveal that it will be both a prequel and a sequel. A new cast will be added to play younger versions of the original cast. 

What will they sing?

According to Variety there will be some reprises of ABBA favourites as well as songs not featured in the 2008 film. 

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