Nia Vardalos shares update on 'My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3': Watch the announcement

The actress revealed they have started filming the third installment.

ByGma Team via via logo
June 23, 2022, 11:21 AM

Filming for "My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3" has begun!

Nia Vardalos, who plays Toula Portokalos in the film franchise, announced the exciting news in a recent Instagram video, also giving fans a sneak peek of one of the spots in Greece where they are currently filming.

Vardalos also revealed that she will be directing the third installment in the Instagram video.

"Thank you to Playtone, Gold Circle, HBO and Focus! And much love and gratitude to you all for your support as we waited to film," she captioned her post. "Greece baby. Greece! 🇬🇷 🎥 #Mybigfatgreekwedding3"

Details of the plot and those involved in the film have not been released yet.

"My Big Fat Greek Wedding," released in 2002, grossed $368 million worldwide. Vardalos received an Oscar nomination for best screenplay and a Golden Globe nomination for best actress for the film.

In April, in honor of the film's 20th anniversary, she shared a Twitter thread reflecting on how much the film impacted her.

The film's sequel, "My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2," was released in 2016.

Vardalos confirmed in 2021 that she had written a third film for the series, called "My Big Fat Greek Wedding 3."

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