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.
How @NiaVardalos got John Corbett to return for @MBFGreekWedding 2 https://t.co/iu2L3ACeyn pic.twitter.com/5tOFu3njR0
— People Magazine (@people) March 17, 2016
“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.
Hey I’m in #MyBigFatGreekWedding2!! Tickets here!! https://t.co/6ozTalMPsn
— John Stamos (@JohnStamos) March 10, 2016
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.