This time, the story will flip the roles, with Derbez as the spoiled, rich man brought “home” by Faris’ working-class mom.
“We decided to do the opposite to make it fresher, different,” said Derbez, 56.
Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell at a charity event in Beverly Hills, California on November 3, 2017.
“All of this is noble and lofty,” quipped Faris.
It’s a movie that’s near and dear to the original stars’ hearts (in 2017, Hawn noted that watching it is still a “turn on”), but the new premise apparently earned a solid thumbs-up from its original stars. By the end of their dinner with Hawn and Russell, Faris reported, “Goldie said, ‘OK, we give you our blessing.'”
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