There Is Going To Be A "Love Actually" Reunion For Red Nose Day

It won’t be a full film, but a 10-minute comedy skit sequel to raise money for charity.

1. In amazing 2017 news, some of the most notable characters from Love Actually are going to be in a skit about where their characters are now.

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It’s all to raise money for Red Nose Day, and Richard Curtis, who wrote the original, will be penning the script. In a press statement he said: “I would never have dreamt of writing a sequel to Love Actually, but I thought it might be fun to do 10 minutes to see what everyone is now up to.

“We hope to make something that’ll be fun – very much in the spirit of the original film and of Red Nose Day – and which we hope will help bring lots of viewers and cash to the Red Nose Day shows.”

2. Confirmed to be in the comedy skit will be…

3. Hugh Grant (David, the prime minister)

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4. Martine McCutcheon (Natalie)

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5. Keira Knightley (Juliet)

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6. Colin Firth (Jamie)

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7. Andrew Lincoln (Mark)

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8. Lucia Moniz (Aurélia)

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9. Bill Nighy (Billy Mack)

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10. Liam Neeson (Daniel)

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11. Thomas Brodie-Sangster (Sam)

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12. Marcus Brigstocke (Mikey)

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13. Rowan Atkinson (Rufus)

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14. AND Olivia Olson (Joanna)

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15. Emma Freud (the script editor for Love Actually) has tweeted that filming starts tomorrow.

so #rednosedayactually is happening. Will be broadcast on @rednoseday on BBC1. The cast are standing by, filming starts tomorrow. #eek

— emma freud (@emmafreud)

16. Also, that the script is still being written.

Script for #rednosedayactually still being written. Any story developments you'd like to see? ideas welcome. won't air til @rednoseday.

— emma freud (@emmafreud)

17. Remember…

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18. Red Nose Day Actually will be broadcast on 24 March 2017 on BBC One. It will also be shown during Red Nose Day USA, which will be on NBC on 25 May 2017.

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Scott Bryan is a TV editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London. Contact this reporter at: scott.bryan@buzzfeed.com
 
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