‘Love Actually’ cast to reunite for 20th anniversary TV special

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One of the most beloved modern day Xmas classics is turning 20 up coming year, and to mark the celebration, solid associates from the landmark 2003 romantic comedy “Love Actually” are reuniting for a Tv exclusive to air on ABC upcoming 7 days, the community announced Tuesday.

Hugh Grant, Laura Linney, Emma Thompson, Bill Nighy and Thomas Brodie-Sangster are getting element in the specific, alongside with the film’s author-director Richard Curtis.

In a advertising clip shared by ABC program “20/20” on Twitter, Diane Sawyer asks the forged to fill in the sentence, “Love truly is…,” to which Grant drolly answers, “Dead!”

In accordance to ABC, the unique will glance at how the film productively corralled a assorted ensemble to build a charming and winsome film inspecting several loving associations for the duration of a frantic thirty day period foremost up to Christmas in London, England, likely on to become a beloved vacation tradition all around the earth.

The plan, which arrives a small early, thinking about the movie was launched on November 6, 2003, will also look at how the COVID-19 pandemic transformed the ways men and women interact, enjoy and hook up, and the all-important have to have for kindness in households and communities.

The new reunion is not the initially time the actors from “Love Actually” – who also consist of Keira Knightley, Liam Neeson and Colin Firth – have appear alongside one another once more.

In 2017, a quick sequel to the movie was manufactured for NBC in honor of Red Nose Day, a charity for small children in will need created by Curtis.

“The Laughter & Secrets and techniques of ‘Love Actually’: 20 Many years Later – A Diane Sawyer Special” airs Nov. 29 at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.