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Richard Curtis reveals plans to get Julia Roberts on board Notting Hill sequel

And now he desires to reunite stars together with Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant for the movie set in west London. Curtis, 62, hopes to persuade the main actors to get on board to seem in a mini-sequel in assist of the charity, which he co-founded with Sir Lenny Henry, 60. He stated: “I’m going to talk to Julia about it sometime soon.” Fairly Girl star Julia, 51, has hinted that she may be all for returning to the rom-com in her function as Hollywood actress Anna Scott, reverse Grant, 58, who performed e-book store proprietor Will Thacker. However she insists that the older characters must be the mother and father of different people who find themselves on the centre of a romance, fairly than themselves. Talking final yr, mom of three Julia stated: “There got here a degree in my profession the place individuals thought I had turned on romantic comedies.

“I really like them, I really like to be in them, I really like to watch them. However typically they simply do not work at a sure level of life expertise.

“It’s not about age, it’s just about what people know that you know.”

In Notting Hill, Anna tells Will that regardless of her fame, she is “just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her”.

Speaking a couple of potential reboot for the characters, the movie’s director Roger Michell stated: “Are Will and Anna nonetheless residing in Notting Hill with a load of grumpy youngsters operating round? I simply do not know. In love tales, you might have to break up up after which get again collectively once more.

“If you happen to did that with a middleaged couple residing in Notting Hill, it might simply really feel contrived.”

On this yr’s 4 Weddings And A Funeral sequel, which additionally starred Hugh Grant alongside Andie MacDowell, 61, the characters performed the mother and father of the youthful era getting married.

Curtis revealed his hopes for the movie on the launch of the #Togetherband marketing campaign, to increase funds for international causes.

He stated in a speech on the occasion: “I feel the targets are aiming to make us the final era to be threatened by local weather change and first era to finish excessive poverty and essentially the most decided era to finish injustice.”