Nia Vardalos Easily Convinced John Corbett to Sign on to "My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2"

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Nia Vardalos says it didn't take much convincing to get her My Big Fat Greek Wedding costar to sign on to My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2.

"I called John and said, 'Hey, do you feel like kissing me again?'" the actress explains in an interview with People magazine."

"Always baby," he told Vardalos.

In My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, John Corbett and Nia Vardalos deal with typical parenting and marital struggles, and have a daughter who is heading off to college. Elena Kampouris plays their daughter, Paris Miller.

Vardalos says most of the original cast members were beyond excited to join the cast for the sequel.

"Every time I would see Lainie Kazan, I wouldn't even get the fork to my mouth before she would scream, 'When are we doing the sequel?!' So she was really happy," she says,

Lainie Kazan plays Nia Vardalos's mother in both films.

In fact, the first day in production was also Kazan's birthday.

"It was my birthday and we all celebrated in this big Greek restaurant," she said.

Fans will no doubt love seeing Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, and the rest of the original cast in the upcoming My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2. It opens in theaters nationwide on March 25.

Kimberly Ripley
Kimberly Ripley is a freelance writer and published author from Portsmouth, New Hampshire. A wife, mom of five and 'Nana' to Lilly and Aiden, she loves cooking for her big family and watching HGTV in her spare time. Kim is guilty of starting way more home design projects than she can finish. Visit her at Twitter and Facebook.