‘Part 3’ … Kind of! ‘Father of the Bride’ Cast Reunites for Mini Sequel

The Banks household is again! The solid of Father of the Bride reunited for a mini sequel to learn a worthy trigger amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Steve Martin (George Banks), Diane Keaton (Nina Banks), Kimberly Williams-Paisley (Annie Banks), Kieran Culkin (Matty Banks), George Newbern (Bryan MacKenzie) and Martin Brief (Franck Eggelhoffer) reprised their beloved roles from the 1991 movie and its 1995 follow-up, Father of the Bride Half II.


The particular occasion, dubbed Father of the Bride Half 3 (ish), aired on Netflix’s YouTube and Fb channels on Friday, September 25. The continuation, written and directed by Nancy Meyers, benefitted World Central Kitchen, which supplies meals for teenagers and households impacted by the coronavirus disaster.

Reese Witherspoon launched the section, which noticed Matty marrying his fiancé, Rachel (Alexandra Shipp), through Zoom. Annie’s son, George (Ben Platt), George and Nina’s youngest daughter, Megan (Florence Pugh), and Rachel’s dad (Robert De Niro) joined the festivities as Franck officiated the nuptials.

Followers additionally obtained updates on the Banks. Matty is a comedy author, George is retired and the household by no means really moved out of their beloved colonial house.

Netflix teased in a trailer launched on Thursday, September 24, that the reunion could be set in 2020. “George, we’re all right here, come on. George, Matty mentioned it was essential,” Keaton’s Nina yelled, to which Martin’s character replied, “I’m simply washing my arms. Yet another ‘Blissful Birthday’ to go!”

‘Father of the Bride’ solid reunited for a 3rd movie particular on Netflix. Netflix

Newbern, 55, hinted in October 2017 {that a} third film may come to fruition within the close to future. “[Director] Charles Shyer wrote a script. I do know there’s a script on the market. And there’s speak,” the actor completely advised Us Weekly on the time. “I don’t understand how far it bought however I’m certain a lot of the solid could be into it if the script was proper. So perhaps that’s only a query of that taking place.”

He added: “I’ve heard some [concepts] and they’re fairly far on the market. From what I heard it was fairly good and completely different and newsworthy.”

Williams-Paisley, 49, for her half, mirrored on her life-changing function in April 2017. “Virtually on daily basis, folks inform me that Father of the Bride is a part of their historical past,” she wrote in an essay for ABC Information. “Fathers see the movie with their daughters and weep over recollections of way back yard basketball scrimmages. Brides watch it as a ceremony of passage earlier than their marriage ceremony day. {Couples} usually romanticize it as ‘their film.’”

The actress then revealed the piece of recommendation Martin, 75, gave her throughout filming for the primary film: “Welcome to Hollywood. You’re going to wish therapist.”

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