Disney Developing an 'Enchanted' Sequel with Anne Fletcher
by Alex Billington
February 3, 2010
This is fantastic news! Enchanted was one of my favorite movies of 2007 (not even kidding), it's such an incredibly fun movie, packed full of magical Disney charm. Variety has announced that Disney is developing a sequel and has hired Jessie Nelson (I Am Sam, Because I Said So, Fred Claus) to write the script and Anne Fletcher (Step Up, 27 Dresses, The Proposal) to direct. Barry Josephson and Barry Sonnenfeld, the two musical geniuses who made the first one what it was, will return as producers. No word if Amy Adams, James Marsden, or Patrick Dempsey will officially be back for this, but it's expected that they'll all return.
Variety says this sequel may be ready as early as next year, but they're still in the early development stages. Enchanted 2 fits perfectly with the Disney's "plans to make more movies that define the Disney brand." For those that may have forgotten (or never saw the first one), Enchanted is "Disney's riff on its classic fairy tale features, revolving around Giselle, a princess who is banished from her animated world by an evil queen and thrown onto the live action streets of Manhattan to fend for herself." Although I don't think Fletcher/Nelson are as talented as Kevin Lima and Bill Kelly from the original, I'm still totally excited for this sequel. You?
Reader Feedback - 16 Comments
I liked Enchanted, and I like Amy Adams, so I'm down.
Xerxex on Feb 3, 2010
I guess I spoke too soon with that comment on Slashfilm!
PJ on Feb 3, 2010
I have to admitt that I was excited reading this news. In fact, I've been dreaming...
James on Feb 3, 2010
HORRAY! Word's can't express how happy I am. I absolutely love Amy Adams.
Jacen Achilles on Feb 3, 2010
I can't wait!
Robert on Feb 4, 2010
enchanted,what a great little movie it turned out to be,don't know about the sequel but i'm still a little intrested.
DEADPOOL,MERC WITH A MOUTH on Feb 4, 2010
The most important person they need returning is Allan Menken.
Evilb on Feb 4, 2010
I wonder how many references to Pirates of the Carribean will be in the sequel.
Jeeze on Feb 4, 2010
Wait... what??? Are you guys serious?? or just being sarcastic?? They only reason I watched the movie was because it was an in-flight film and I couldn't jump off the airplane.
Victor on Feb 4, 2010
It's about time - I was starting to worry. How could they possibly forget about 'Enchanted' when they made 340 million worldwide, not to mention current and future DVD sales and cable resids. I love Amy Adams and am happy to see her get back in Giselle's shoes before whe needs a walker.
Ronald on Feb 4, 2010
Is this Bizarro World???
Victor on Feb 4, 2010
Alex, With All Do Respect..... This is the gayyyyyyest thing you have ever posted
zach on Feb 5, 2010
FUCK YEA! xD DO WANT! ? Love that movie soooo much! And LOVE Amy! ?
Wija-chan on Feb 8, 2010
What if Enchanted 2 had some sort of time travel plot. A reference to Disney's A Christmas Carol. Meryl Streep might be good as an older Giselle, as she prooved she could sing in Mamma Mia! But who who would be a good younger Giselle? Dakota Fanning? Emma Watson? Someone else simmilar agewise?
Eric on Feb 10, 2010
I can't wait! Amy and Patrick had such chemistry together. My all time favorite Disney movie.
beverly on Feb 25, 2010
If Enchanted hires Alan Silvestri to do the score, they are heading in the right direction.
Jeeze on May 19, 2010
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