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"The Devil Wears Prada" Sequel in Works


Tue 09 Jul 2024 | 08:38 AM
The Devil Wears Prada
The Devil Wears Prada
Yara Sameh

A sequel to 2006's "The Devil Wears Prada" is in the works at Disney.

The hit 2006 movie stars Meryl Streep as Miranda Priestly, the high-powered fashion magazine editor from hell (or, more accurately, the editor-in-chief of Runway magazine) with Anne Hathaway and Emily Blunt as her harried assistants Andrea Sachs and Emily Charlton.

The original film’s screenwriter Aline Brosh McKenna (“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” “Your Place or Mine”) is in talks to return to pen the next chapter. 

It follows Priestly as she navigates her career amid the decline of traditional magazine publishing and faces off against Blunt’s character, now a high-powered executive for a luxury group with advertising dollars that Priestly desperately needs.

Based on Lauren Weisberger’s dishy 2003 novel about a young woman’s nightmarish experience working at a fashion magazine (Weisberger worked as a personal assistant for American Vogue editor Anna Wintour).

“The Devil Wears Prada” was a box office smash, earning $326.7 million worldwide and landing Streep a Golden Globe for best actress in a comedy, as well as an Academy Award nomination.

Designer Patricia Field was also nominated for an Oscar for the film’s costume design.

The Devil Wears Prada

Since then, fans have speculated whether “that’s all” for Miranda, Andy, and Emily. 

The trio of actresses have kept the film on the public’s mind, most recently reuniting onstage at February’s SAG Awards. 

Hathaway and Blunt also sat down to reminisce about making the movie for Variety’s “Actors on Actors” series, revisiting some of the film’s most iconic moments and dishing about working with Streep (who improvised some of Miranda’s most biting lines, but missed out on a lot of the fun on set because she went Method for the role).

“We just had a joy bomb of a time on that movie,” Blunt told Hathaway during the conversation. “I don’t know if any of us knew it was going to become what it did. It’s quoted to me every week. It will be the movie that changed my life.”

News of a “Devil Wears Prada” sequel comes as the stage musical version, featuring Vanessa Williams donning Miranda Priestly’s trademark dark sunglasses, begins previews in advance of an October opening on London’s West End. 

The production features an original score by Elton John, direction and choreography by three-time Tony Award winner Jerry Mitchell, lyrics by singer-songwriter Shaina Taub and book by Kate Wetherhead.