In what is perhaps the most surprising movie announcement of the day, it's been confirmed that The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has been greenlit, with production slated to begin early next year in India.
, who played Jean in the award-winning movie, had this to say to the Radio Times:
We had a wonderful time shooting this film the first time and I am thrilled we will be going back in January to do another one. As far as I know everybdy will be returning.
The first movie, which followed a group of seniors retiring to India and starred Dames and , was a surprise box-office smash, raking $136,836,156 worldwide.
Details of the plot for the sequel are being kept under wraps, but considering the first movie seemed to have a rounded conclusion, I'm intrigued to see what direction The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel takes.
What are your thoughts on the sequel? Are you excited to check into The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel one more time?