Are Lisa Kudrow and Mira Sorvino Onboard with Doing a ‘Romy and Michele’ Sequel?
It’s been more than 20 years since Mira Sorvino and Lisa Kudrow gave us incredible fashion mixed with amazing performances in the iconic film Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion.
After starring as BFFs Romy White and Michele Weinberger in the 1997 film, Sorvino and Kudrow’s careers took them in different directions and they haven’t worked together since.
Sorvino and Kudrow recently had a special reunion
Many of us can agree that Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion continues to be one of the most cherished and well-regarded films from the 90’s.
The comedy stars Mira Sorvino (Romy) and Lisa Kudrow (Michele) as two 28-year-old women who, despite not having achieved much success in life, decide to invent fake careers to impress former classmates at their ten-year high school reunion.
The film was positively received by critics as well as fans and is still many people’s top comedy to watch if the need a good laugh.
Not only was the film a comedic success, Sorvino and Kudrow’s characters also taught many of us the value of friendship all while showcasing their top-notch fashion skills.
After playing the iconic duo, the actresses continued on in their own careers.
Kudrow gained worldwide recognition for role as Phoebe Buffay on the television sitcom Friends while Sorvino became an award wining film actress.
Although they haven’t work together since starring as Romy and Michele, their time apart didn’t hinder the friendship they have estblished.
The women recently bumped into each other at a Netflix party and it definitely felt as though time didn’t go by.
Sorvino and Kudrow were thrilled to have reunited and even shared their special moment with fans on social media.
“Most thrilling moment for me at a party EVER!” Kudrow captioned the reunion photo. “Genuinely GOOD person @mirasorvino see you soon.”
Sorvino shared a similar picture and wrote, “Look who I ran into!! the incomparable @lisakudrow !! And I’m gonna be lucky enough to hang w/her again Friday! Woohoo!! Love this woman!!”
They aren’t opposed to starring in ‘Romy and Michele’ sequel
After sharing their epic reunion photo on Instagram, fans are now hoping that a Romy and Michele sequel is currently in the works.
While Sorvino or Kudrow have yet to respond to any fan speculations regarding a possible sequel, the actress once shared that they were open to the idea.
“I would be very excited for [a sequel],” Sorvino told E! News on the film’s 20th anniversary back in 2017. “I’ve wanted one for years! There’s been a lot of fan clamor for it—maybe it will finally happen now with all the different venues you can make movies for.”
Even the Friends alum shared that she would be up for another Romy and Michele adventure.
“Well, sure,” she told the outlet. “Yeah, why not? I mean…if it makes sense for those two people to be around my age and see what’s going on.”
The director of the film, David Mirkin, also said at the time that he’d be up for a sequel.
“You know, if it’s the right idea and the right tone, I would be there in a second,” he admitted. “[Romy and Michele] are probably getting back together and rediscovering themselves—maybe after some troubled relationships with men, and we’d have to see where they are and if there’s a story there…We would never want to do anything that wasn’t up to the terrific fun we had on the first one.”
Now that we know that Lisa Kudrow and Mira Sorvino are up to starring in a Romy and Michele reboot, we can’t wait experience yet another escapade of the blonde leading the blonde!