Andersson also said he was determined that any sequel to Mamma Mia would have value that was more than just financial, so he wanted to wait until there was a good script.
Vehicles for ABBA's songs, the films perfectly reflect the music: guileless, emotionally raw and unabashedly cheesy, wrapped in miles and miles of colorful synthetic fabric. "Here We Go Again" world premiere on July 16, 2018.
As she reunites with her fathers, Sophie asks them how they met her mother.
The two have a long history together; both have been in the film business for decades now, even co-starring in the 1983 thriller Silkwood alongside actor Kurt Russell, which Cher starred in early in her movie career. Taking place 5 years after the events of the first film, we learn right away that Donna has passed, though we're never told exactly how.
In a sing-off with The Great Showman, this bittersweet return to the sun-kissed Greek island of Kalokairi comes off second best to the razzle dazzle of Hugh Jackman and his kaleidoscopic circus of melodic misfits.
Cher also joins the cast, playing the mother of Streep's character Donna Sheridan, while James plays a younger version of Donna.
No word on when this album will grace our ears, but we hope it's real soon since she's already recorded it.
With only a four year age difference Cher says that Meryl thinks it was hysterical and that they laughed about it a lot.
Seyfried and Cooper dated for about three years after filming 2008's Mamma Mia! "Here We Go Again" in London on Monday, the stars gave each other a peck on the lips.
"I think that exuberant quality of the two ladies (Agnetha Faltskog and Anni-Frid Lyngstad) together singing, that makes the saddest song a bit uplifting, anyway I think that is what happens and that is very organic, that isn't calculated, that just happened that way".