Although announced back in May that a sequel was on its way, little more information was available regarding the project until today. Variety is reporting that Universal has acquired the rights to distribution and Kirk Jones (Nanny McPhee) is set to direct.
Nia Vardalos is returning as the star and screenwriter for the sequel along with costar John Corbett. The film is believed to center around the revelation of a family secret and an even bigger wedding.
Gary Goetzman, Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson and Gary Goetzman will again produce with Paul Brooks, Scott Niemeyer and Steven Shareshian executive producing alongside Vardalos.