Jamie Lee Curtis In Contact With Disney About Making ‘Freaky Friday’ Sequel

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Lindsay Lohan (L) and Jamie Lee Curtis (R) in 'Freaky Friday'

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Freaky Friday first premiered in 1976, starring Barbara Harris and Jodie Foster and based on the book by Mary Rodgers. In 2003, Disney released a remake starring Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan. This film became the best-known telling of the beloved mother-daughter story, despite another Disney Channel Original remake in 2018 starring Heidi Blickenstaff and Cozi Zuehlsdorff.

Freaky Friday 1976
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Now, Curtis and Lohan say they’re ready for a Freaky Friday (2003) sequel. Curtis stars in Disney’s The Haunted Mansion, premiering in 2023, which she told The View has given her the chance to ask Disney to consider a second Freaky Friday film.

“Let me be the grandma! Let me be the old grandma who switches places,” said Curtis, who is currently on a press tour for Halloween Ends (2022). 

JAMIE LEE CURTIS
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“So then Lindsay gets to be the sexy grandma, who is still happy with Mark Harmon in all the ways you would be happy with Mark Harmon,” Curtis explained. “And simply, I would like to see Lindsay be the hot grandma, and I would like to see me try to deal with toddlers today. I wanna be a helicopter parent in today’s world, as an old lady.”
Lohan reportedly keeps up with Curtis via text message and has expressed interest in a Freaky Friday sequel. According to TMZDisney hasn’t approached the star with a film deal.

More on Freaky Friday 

'Freaky Friday' cast
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Mark Waters directed this 2003 remake of the 1976 film with a screenplay by Heather Hach, Mary Rodgers, and Leslie Dixon. From Disney:

Dr. Tess Coleman and her teenage daughter Anna have one thing in common – they don’t relate to each other on anything. Then one night a little mystic mayhem changes their lives and they wake up to the biggest freak-out ever. Tess and Anna are trapped inside each other’s body! But Tess’s wedding is Saturday and the two must find a way to switch back – fast! Literally forced to walk in each other’s shoes, will they gain respect and understanding for the other’s point of view?

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