For tens of millions of millennials, The Princess Diaries was a game-changer when it was launched in 2001. The movie, primarily based on Meg Cabot’s best-selling books, adopted Mia Thermopolis, an atypical woman who finds out she’s really the princess of Genovia. The Princess Diaries made Anne Hathaway a star and gave us among the best onscreen duos: Anne and Julie Andrews as Mia and Queen Clarissa Renaldi.
Following the success of the unique movie, the sequel The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement was launched in 2004. Since then, followers of The Princess Diaries have been demanding a 3rd film. Is it going to occur? HollywoodLife has all the pieces you have to find out about The Princess Diaries 3.
Will There Be A ‘Princess Diaries 3’?
Discuss of The Princess Diaries 3 has been taking place since 2016. Director Garry Marshall was planning a 3rd film. “I used to be with Anne Hathaway a pair weeks in the past. It seems to be like we wish to do The Princess Diaries 3 in Manhattan,” Garry informed PEOPLE in March 2016. The legendary director handed away a number of months later in July 2016 resulting from issues of pneumonia after struggling a stroke.
Whereas Disney hasn’t confirmed The Princess Diaries 3, there was a script at one level. “There’s a script for the third film… There’s a script,” Anne revealed on Watch What Occurs Stay in 2019. Particulars concerning the plot within the script have been saved below wraps. The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement ended with Mia turning into Queen of Genovia and getting her foot-popping fortunately ever after with Nicholas. A 3rd film might take components of Meg Cabot’s Princess Diaries e book collection and probably introduce Mia’s half-sister Olivia Grace.
The principle forged of The Princess Diaries motion pictures is totally on board to return for The Princess Diaries 3. “I wish to do it. Julie [Andrews] desires to do it. Debra Martin Chase, our producer, desires to do it. All of us actually need it to occur,” Anne stated on Watch What Occurs Stay in 2019. “It’s simply we don’t wish to except it’s excellent, as a result of we like it simply as a lot as you guys like it. It’s as vital to us as it’s to you, and we don’t wish to ship something till it’s prepared, however we’re engaged on it, so…”
Julie admitted in 2020 that she’d be “up” to return as Clarisse, however nothing was set in stone but. “I heard that there is perhaps one,” she stated on The Discuss. “It’s lengthy been talked about however nothing form of been on my desk or something like that. I feel I might [do it]. I’m getting awfully previous and crotchety. I’m unsure if it’s the fitting timing, however I feel to work with Annie [Anne Hathaway] could be pretty once more, and positive I’d be up for it.”
“I’m getting awfully previous and crotchety. I’m unsure if it’s the fitting timing, however I feel to work with Annie [Hathaway] could be pretty once more. And yeah, positive I might be up for it.” – @JulieAndrews on a possible “Princess Diary 3” film. pic.twitter.com/0qY07FlFMi
— The Discuss (@TheTalkCBS) April 27, 2020
She added, “I feel we must always await—if a script is available in, let’s await that. After all, we wouldn’t have the fantastic Garry Marshall who was the director. He’s handed. And he was actually the nuts and bolts of all of it.”
Julie was once more requested about returning for a 3rd movie on the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles earlier than she obtained the AFI Life Achievement Award in June 2022. “I don’t know, I feel I’m the one — she’s in all probability nonetheless okay for it, however I would simply be just a little too previous a granny for it, I don’t know,” Julie informed Entertainment Tonight. “It relies upon what the story is, and if they will provide you with one thing, that will be fantastic,” she defined. “But when not, there shall be different issues.”
Chris Pine, who joined The Princess Diaries universe as Nicholas within the sequel, informed Further in Could 2022 that he would return if the third film came about “in Los Angeles, I’ll be there… if it’s in L.A. It’s my hometown. I’ve plenty of pleasure.”
This Is Us star Mandy Moore, who performed imply woman Lana within the first film, is completely open to return as effectively. “If I’m going to be concerned, I might be down for a cameo—perhaps she might make amends with Mia and apologize for being a bully when she was youthful. She was insecure, going by a tough time in her life and [has now] mirrored on why that wasn’t okay,” she informed Elle.com in 2017.
Two years later in 2019, Mandy revealed to People Now that she would positively wish to see if life kicked Lana “down a number of pegs as a result of she was the bully in class [if she comes back]. I’d prefer to see her is life has come full circle and perhaps she’s just a little extra, effectively, humble. I might be down!”
Heather Matarazzo, who performed Mia’s finest buddy Lily, revealed whether or not or not she’d return in a 2016 interview in honor of the fifteenth anniversary of the unique film. “If Annie and Julie are down, after all,” she informed Cosmopolitan.
Raven-Symone is all-in for The Princess Diaries 3 if she will get to work with Julie once more. “Do I get to sing with Julie Andrews once more?! Yeah I’m going again on Princess Diaries 3!” she informed Buzzfeed. “If I get to sing with Julie Andrews once more that will be superior! I imply I’m a Mary Poppins fan, so, that’s simply heaven for me.”
In 2017, writer Meg Cabot admitted to EW that there was curiosity in The Princess Diaries 3 as a “tribute” to the late Garry Marshall. Nonetheless, she didn’t know something extra apart from a script was on the market. “So, who is aware of? [It] might occur, as we are saying,” Meg stated.
She was “not allowed” to say what a 3rd Princess Diaries movie could be about. “I might love to take a seat and discuss [it], however I can’t. I’m not allowed,” she famous. “However it’s actually extra following the film than the books, so if she — the final model I learn, she positively didn’t discover out that she has a biracial youthful sister … which I personally would’ve thought was hilarious, however that was not the route they had been going.”
The Princess Diaries followers have by no means given up on the opportunity of a 3rd film. Through the years, followers have expressed their pleasure over The Princess Diaries 3. See tweets beneath:
If they’re really contemplating doing #ThePrincessDiaries3 I’ll actually be pushing previous folks to see it first. A queen in by no means late. Everybody else is solely early. ♥️ pic.twitter.com/ICTyKIc2RB
— ✨Charlie (Taylors Model)✨ (@SwiftieReader26) January 25, 2019
— Anne Jensen (she/her) (@annemargaretj) August 10, 2020
This film provides all of the princessy Feels and moods I am soo excited for The third Princess Diaries I have been ready for that film ever for the reason that princess diaries two Eeeeek I am thrilling I am exhausted gooood evening🤗🤗🎄🎄🎄☃️☃️🎄🎄🎄👠👠
— MakylasChanelN°5 (@PARISIANCHNLYSL) December 4, 2019
They should hurry up and make #ThePrincessDiaries3. I wanna return to Genovia already. Thanks. 👸🏻 🍐
— Ashley Carmona 💖 (@ashleychagoya) January 27, 2019
For therefore many followers, The Princess Diaries motion pictures had been key movies of their childhood. Disney took the princess system and put a contemporary twist on it. Who doesn’t wish to see Mia as queen of Genovia in The Princess Diaries 3? Give the folks what they need!