Alan Cummings Says ‘Romy And Michelle High School Reunion’ Would Have Had Six Sequels If It Were All Male

Alan Comings is making a splash for Hollywood Romy and Michelle have a high school reunion There is not going to be a sequel. The comedy starring Lisa Kudrow and Mira Sorvino was released in 1997 and despite talk of filming a follow-up, nothing materialized.

“I want to do a sequel. I have to say, I think the fact that it didn’t happen is a really great example of Hollywood misogyny,” Cummings said. The AV Club In an interview

Treacherous US The host has a theory about why the David Mirkin-directed comedy didn’t get a sequel.

“You know, I think that’s why I’ve heard about things, like, ‘Oh, you know, they’re slightly older women, blah blah blah’. Terrible. It is such a popular movie. If it had two men in it, you know, a successful two-man film, we would have had six by now,” he added.

Kudrow and Sorvino star in the comedy film written by Robin Schiff about two friends returning to their 10-year high school reunion. As the pair prepare to drive to Tucson, Arizona in their businesswomen’s outfits, they lie about inventing post-it notes to impress their former classmates. Cumming played vain-millionaire Sandy Frink who has always had a crush on Kudrow’s Michelle.

In June 2022, Sorvino teased Fourth hour today Show that there’s “nothing official” about a sequel, “but I can unofficially hint that we’re closer to something happening than we’ve seen before.”

Cummings says he hasn’t heard anything about a sequel but said he wants it to happen.

“I would be for it too,” he said. “You know, I have very fond memories of that film. And obviously it’s this kind of culturally iconic thing, and for everybody of a certain generation, it’s a really special thing for them.”

Although Romy and Michelle have a high school reunion There wasn’t a sequel starring Kudrow and Sorvino, it got a prequel television film that doubled as a backdoor pilot. title Romy and Michelle: In the beginningKatherine Heigl and Alexandra Breckenridge starred in the 2005 ABC Family movie about high school friends who move to LA to become rich and famous.

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