‘Freaky Friday 2’ Begins Production for 2025 Release

Shannen Ace

Two women, Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan, are sitting on trailer steps, holding hands. Curtis, in black, is making a rock-and-roll hand gesture and sticking out her tongue. Lohan, in striped top and jeans, is smiling. Trailer doors are labeled with their names.

‘Freaky Friday 2’ Begins Production for 2025 Release

Production has begun on “Freaky Friday 2” starring Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan, reprising their roles from the 2003 film.

‘Freaky Friday 2’

Two women are sitting on trailer steps, holding hands. One, in black, is making a rock-and-roll hand gesture and sticking out her tongue. The other, in striped top and jeans, is smiling. Trailer doors are labeled.

Walt Disney Studios shared a photo of the pair on set in front of their trailers, with Curtis sitting in front of the trailer featuring Lohan’s name and Lohan sitting in front of Curtis’.

Disney wrote, “The Colemans are back and coming to theaters in 2025! The sequel to Freaky Friday is now in production!”

They also shared a video of Curtis and Lohan doing a photoshoot in front of the trailers.

The sequel, officially confirmed in March, is directed by Nisha Ganatra. The 2003 film’s producer Andrew Gunn, returns to produce with Kristin Burr. Jordan Weiss reportedly wrote the screenplay.

“Freaky Friday” (2003) was the third adaptation of a 1972 novel by Mary Rodgers. The first, also produced by Disney, was “Freaky Friday” (1976). It was followed by two sequels: “Summer Switch” (1984) and “A Billion for Boris” (1985). “Disney’s Freaky Friday” (1995) then aired on ABC for “The Wonderful World of Disney.” The most recent adaptation was the musical “Freaky Friday,” a Disney Channel Original Movie that premiered in 2018. It was based on Disney Theatrical Productions’ 2016 stage musical.

In the 2003 “Freaky Friday,” Curtis portrays Tess, an uptight psychiatrist, and Lohan portrays Anna, her rebellious daughter. After an argument and with the help of magical fortune cookies, the two switch bodies, forcing them to see the world from each other’s perspective. No plot details about the sequel have been announced.

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