When is the Four Weddings and a Funeral sequel released, who's in the cast and is it for Red Nose Day?
6th December 2018

But when will it be on? And who will star in it? Here's all you need to know…

When is the Four Weddings and a Funeral sequel released?

Rom-com fans everywhere will rejoice at the news of a reunion of one of the all-time most beloved films in the genre.

The short film, which will be called One Red Nose Day And A Wedding,  is for Red Nose Day 2019.

You will be able to watch it on Friday March 15, 2019.

The one-off special follows the success of 2017's Red Nose Day Actually based on 2003's international hit film Love Actually.

Who is in the cast of One Red Nose Day And A Wedding?

The film will feature all the original cast members:

  • Hugh Grant as Charles
  • Andie MacDowell as Carrie
  • Kristin Scott Thomas as Fiona
  • Rowan Atkinson as Father Gerald
  • James Fleet as Tom
  • John Hannah as Matthew
  • David Haig as Bernard
  • Sophie Thompson as Lydia
  • David Bower as David
  • Robin McCaffrey as Serena
  • Anna Chancellor as Henrietta
  • Rupert Vansittart as George
  • Simon Kunz as John
  • Sara Crowe as Laura
  • Timothy Walker as Angus

Unfortunately Charlotte Coleman who played the wacky Scarlett passed away aged 33 in 2001 of an acute asthma attack.

How is Richard Curtis involved?

Richard wrote the original blockbuster which was released 25 years ago.

The writer andproducer has been drafted in to write the short film for the charity that he co-founded.

On the exciting news, writer Richard said: "We’re all definitely older – I suspect no wiser.

"It’s been really enjoyable working out what’s happened to all the characters.

"And now they get back together for the 5th wedding. Where, as usual, not everything will go as planned.”

Director Mike Newell, who was behind the first instalment, is also returning.

What happened in the original Four Weddings and a Funeral film?

The 1994 romantic comedy is one of the most successful films in British cinema.

It follows lovable Englishman Charles (Hugh Grant) and his unlucky in love pals.

Charles falls for American beauty Carrie (Andie MacDowell) at a wedding – but thinks she's not interested when she returns to the States.

Though they seem destined to remain apart they continue to bump into each other at a handful of nuptials and one funeral.

In the meantime, Anna’s Duck Face is jilted by Hugh’s Charles – twice.

The movie has become a cult hit and Anna admitted she's still called Duck Face by fans.

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