Meryl Streep will play the rebellious single mother of a bride-to-be who never met her father. The daughter invites three likely paternal candidates to her wedding, and the ensuing conflict triggers the performance of 22 Abba hits including "Dancing Queen," "Take a Chance on Me" and "The Winner Takes It All." Based on the crowd-pleasing musical that has played in 130 cities around the world and has grossed $1.6 billion since its 1999 opening.
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Mamma Mia! was released July 18th, 2008.Read More
Bringing the timeless lyrics and melodies of iconic super group ABBA to movie audiences, the three women who created the worldwide smash stage hit -- global producer Judy Craymer, writer Catherine Johnson and director Phyllida Lloyd -- repeat their roles in bringing this joyful, musical story to the big screen. Watch the trailer below.
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Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgard and Christine Baranski are joining the cast of the musical, Mamma Mia! for Universal Pictures and Tom Hanks' Playtone.
The film is the adaptation of the popular ABBA musical; Phyllida Lloyd is directing the musical. The trio join Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan and Amanda Seyfried in the production. The story revolves around a bride-to-be (Seyfried) and her formerly rebellious mom (Streep) who raised her on a Greek island and never disclosed the identity of her father, says The Hollywood Reporter. The bride locates three men who might be her father and invites them to her wedding. Firth is one of the three possible fathers, a British businessman; Skarsgard plays another possible dad. Baranski portrays a plastic surgery-loving party girl in her 40s who is bossy and boozy.Read More
Pierce Brosnan and Amanda Seyfried are in final negotiations to star alongside Meryl Streep in the musical adaptation, Mamma Mia! for Universal Pictures and Playtone.
The popular ABBA musical will be directed by Phyllida Lloyd; the story revolves around a bride-to-be and her formerly rebellious mom (Streep) who raised her on a Greek island and never disclosed the identity of her father, says The Hollywood Reporter. The bride locates three men who might be her father and invites them to her wedding; the musical features 22 ABBA songs, including "Dancing Queen," "Take a Chance on Me" and "The Winner Takes It All." Brosnan will play the main father figure, while Seyfried has snagged the role of the bride-to-be.Read More