The cast of Father Of The Bride have reunited for a virtual, online Netflix sequel – you can watch it below.
The original cast of the film reunited for the first time in 25 years on Friday (September 25) to take part in Father Of The Bride Part 3 (ish).
Deemed a “special sequel”, the film caught up with the Banks family on a Zoom call for a special wedding-related announcement.
Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Kieran Culkin, Martin Short all reprised their roles for the 25-minute film. They were also joined by some additional cast members including Alexandra Shipp, Ben Platt, Florence Pugh, and Robert DeNiro.
You can see the full film below:
Writing in the New York Times, director Nancy Myers opened up about returning to the Father Of The Bride
It turns out Steve Martin’s “Father of the Bride” character George Banks is well-equipped to deal with a pandemic.
We know, because the neurotic and lovable character reunited with the rest of the movie’s main cast Friday for a new story self-recorded by the actors and written and directed by Nancy Meyers. “Father of the Bride Part 3 (ish)” was shared on the Netflix YouTube and Facebook accounts to benefit World Central Kitchen.
The nearly 27-minute-long sort-of-sequel, which takes place 25 years after “Father of the Bride Part II” (yes, it has been that long) follows a current-day Banks family Zoom, complete with Nina (Diane Keaton), daughter Annie (Kimberly Williams-Paisley), son Matty (Kieran Culkin) and eclectic wedding planner Franck (Martin Short).
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The cast of Father of the Bride reunited after 25 years, bringing back many original characters for a Zoom-style new story in what Netflix is calling a “special sequel.” Running about a half hour long, the quasi-sequel, dubbed Father of the Bride Part 3 (ish), was made available to watch for free on Netflix’s Facebook and YouTube pages. The special reunion was put together for the benefit of the non-profit organization World Central Kitchen, which works to provide meals to millions of children, families, seniors, and frontline workers.
Reprising their roles from the original Father of the Bride movies from the 1990s, the reunion special stars Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Kieran Culkin, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Martin Short, and George Newbern. Also featured in the special in new roles were several other fan favorite Hollywood stars, including Alexandra Shipp, Florence Pugh, Ben Platt, and Robert DeNiro. Reese Witherspoon also appears to
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Get ready to spend the weekend with the Banks. On Friday, Netflix, Facebook, and YouTube will host a reunion with the cast of Father of the Bride for a special charity event to benefit World Central Kitchen. In anticipation, they’ve dropped two teaser trailers that suggest we’re in for a very fun and very crowded video call.
How crowded? Well, according to the credits in the second trailer, we’ll be seeing Steve Martin, aka George Banks; Diane Keaton, aka Nina Banks; Kimberly Williams-Paisley, aka Annie Banks-MacKenzie; Kieran Culkin, aka Matty Banks; George Newbern, aka Bryan MacKenzie; and, yes, Martin Short, aka Franck Eggelhoffer.
As for the occasion, it’s possible we’ll be seeing Father of the Groom. In the first teaser, we see George (Martin) sorting through his e-mail — gotta love
Prepare yourself, ’90s comedy lovers. Father of the Bride, the beloved Nancy Meyers-written remake of the 1950’s classic, is getting a third chapter almost thirty years after the first film stole our hearts in 1991. Well, sort of.
Today, Netflix announced that most of the cast of Father of the Bride and Father of the Bride Part II will be reuniting for a special event to benefit Chef José Andrés’s World Central Kitchen, a charitable organization focused on providing meals to disaster victims. While it’s not yet clear what the event will entail, the special, which will debut live on Netflix’s YouTube channel at 3pm PT/6pm ET on September 25, will include original stars Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Kieran Culkin, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, and Martin Short, and is written and directed by Meyers herself.