Lily James is the latest star to joined the Mamma Mia 2 cast, alongside returning stars Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Amanda Seyfried and Colin Firth.
Cinderella’ star Lily James has signed up to portray Young Donna in hotly-anticipated sequel ‘Mamma Mia 2: Here We Go Again’.
James will portray the role of Young Donna, a younger version of Streep’s alter-ego Donna Sheridan.
The film which is expected to be a box-office smash will to go back and forth in time to see how previous relationships have changed, but exact story details are not yet known.
‘The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’ scribe Ol Parker will be penning and directing the new film, which is set to be released on July 20, 2018.
Brosnan recently confirmed he will be reprising his role of Sam Carmichael in the motion picture.
He posted: “Do wanna dance, or do you wanna dance? Mama Mia here we go again … (sic).”
The first musical film focused on a bride-to-be Sophie (Seyfried) trying to find her real father so that he can walk her down the aisle on her big day.
But she received a shock after discovering there were three potential men who could be her biological dad.
It is thought a possible plot for the sequel may involve exploring how Sophie’s mother Donna met the three men; Sam (Brosnan), Harry Bright (Firth) and Bill Anderson (Stellan Skarsgard) in the years before the original story takes place.
The movie will feature more ABBA songs that weren’t included in the 2008 film, along with “reprised favourites”
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