Chad Michael Murray Weighs in on Whether He’d Return for ‘Freaky Friday 2’

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  • Chad Michael Murray is worked up about the potential for returning for
    Freaky Friday 2
    , alongside co-stars Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan.
  • The 2003 movie grossed over $160 million worldwide and is the third adaptation of Mary Rodgers’ novel, with Murray hoping to reprise his function as Jake.
  • Murray additionally hinted at a possible sequel to his different 2000s film,
    A Cinderella Story,
    after his daughter expressed curiosity in seeing him within the function of Austin Ames once more.

It has been over a month since Freaky Friday 2 was confirmed, and Chad Michael Murray is now speaking a couple of potential return to the film. ET stories that Murray expressed delight concerning the chance, and his want could be granted provided that his co-stars Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan are set to return. Freaky Friday (2003) sees Curtis play Tess Coleman and Lohan acting as her daughter Anna Coleman, whereas Murray stars as Jake, Anna’s love curiosity.

The fantasy comedy, directed by Mark Waters and written by Heather Hach and Leslie Dixon, is predicated on Mary Rodgers‘s 1972 novel of the identical identify. It’s the third adaptation of the identical story and the fifth installment normally within the Freaky Friday franchise. Walt Disney Footage launched Freaky Friday in theaters in August 2003, and it grossed over $160 million worldwide on a finances of $26 million.

Murray hopes to tackle the function of Jake as soon as extra and anticipates a name from the director, Waters. He exclaimed, “How nice would that be? To convey Jake again? It is a type of issues the place [it was] such an enormous a part of my life. I imply, that was one of many fundamental causes for doing Mother of the Bride is when Mark referred to as, and I received to speak to Mark [Waters], and I mentioned, ‘Mark, we’re gonna get the band again collectively. Let’s go.'”

Murray Desires A Sequel For One other Film From The 2000s

The Freaky Friday star who reunited with Waters for Mom of the Bride is just not solely trying ahead to starring as Jake once more however would even be thrilled to see the movie even when he would not come again. He additionally teased a possible sequel to a different of his films from the 2000s, A Cinderella Story, due to his daughter’s fascination together with his function as Austin Ames.

“It has been superior, and now my daughter noticed A Cinderella Story, and in order that was a very fascinating and enjoyable second,” Murray mentioned. “She checked out me, and she or he goes, ‘It’s worthwhile to make one other a type of, Daddy.'” The actor has had a longtime fondness for the teenager romcom and even pitched a draft plot for a doable sequel. He additionally confirmed that he would gladly make a comeback to his function alongside his co-star Hilary Duff.

Regardless of Murray’s enthusiasm, he’s not so optimistic. He mentioned, “I believe, as we all know, issues do not all the time work out, so I believe they went their separate methods, and we convey them again now, post-splits from their vital others, into a brand new Cinderella story.” In the meantime, no launch date has been confirmed but for Freaky Friday 2, however the 2003 movie is accessible to stream on Disney+ within the U.S.

Freaky Friday (2003)

An overworked mom and her daughter didn’t get alongside. Once they change our bodies, every is pressured to adapt to the opposite’s life for one freaky Friday.

Launch Date
August 6, 2003

97 Minutes

Mary Rodgers , Heather Hach , Leslie Dixon


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