Emma Thompson opens up on Hugh Grant and Love Actually 20 years later.
It’s been almost 20 years since Love Actually debuted on the big screen in 2003 as your favorite holiday movie.
Recently, some of the cast, including stars Emma Thompson and Hugh Grant, reunited to celebrate the legacy of British film in the upcoming on-screen event The Laughter and Mysteries of Love Actually: 20 Years Later – A Diane Sawyer Special. to discuss.
Sense and Sensibility screenwriter Thompson, 63, revealed in a clip for the special that Grant, 62, said on set that the film could possibly be their most “psychotic” movie together.
“Hugh got behind me as we walked out and said, ‘Is this the most psychotic thing we’ve ever been in?’ ‘ Thompson recalled in the promo for the special received by Entertainment Weekly.
“Did I say that?” Grant joked.
“[It’s about] Love and all of its messiness and its unexpectedness, as love is found in the strangest of places,” Thompson explained.
Other stars of the legendary rom-com starring in the episode include Bill Nighy, Laura Linney, Olivia Olson and Thomas Brodie-Sangster.
Writer-director Richard Curtis also stopped by to reflect on his Christmas-themed feature.
The show will “commemorate how the film became a beloved Christmas tradition and a global sensation, with new insights into behind-the-scenes secrets and iconic scenes,” according to the outlet.
In an interview with The New Yorker published on Nov. 7, the Saving Mr. Banks actress also looked back on her time starring with Grant in her 1995 adaptation of the Jane Austen play Sense and Sensibility.
“Hugh Grant was so pissed off,” she joked. “He said, ‘You’re going to cry throughout my speech?’ I said, ‘Hugh, I have to. This is the gag. It’s funny.’ And he says, “Yes, but I’m talking.” I said, ‘I know.’ ”
“The Laughter and Mysteries of ‘Love Actually’: 20 Years Later – A Diane Sawyer Special” airs November 29 at 8 p.m. on ABC and also airs on Hulu the following day.
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