Will there be a Mother of the Bride 2? Here’s what we know about a sequel:

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Summary

  • Mother of the Bride is the latest Netflix Original movie. This rom-com has everything from misunderstandings and hung-up exes to clumsy leads and heartfelt moments.
  • Netflix determines whether to renew a movie based on various factors such as completion rate, viewership numbers, production costs, and more.
  • As of now, there’s no news regarding the renewal of Mother of the Bride, but we look at the possibility of a Part 2.

 

Mother of the Bride is a hilarious Netflix rom-com that dropped on May 9th. Helmed by Mark Waters, the creator of Mean Girls and Freaky Friday, this movie has everything from exes-to-lovers and misunderstandings to clumsy leads and heartfelt moments.

The movie also has a great cast from Brooke Shields, Benjamin Bratt and Rachel Harris to Miranda Cosgrove and Chad Michael Murray. While it has a sweet conclusion, it made us nostalgic for the early 2000s movies which had us hungering for more.

If you’ve watched the movie and want to know if there will be a sequel, this article has all the details you’re looking for.

Here’s everything we know:


What is Mother of the Bride about?

Emma Winslow is an influencer who is getting married to the perfect man, RJ, is having the perfect destination wedding in Thailand and will have her family with her. But her biggest concern is breaking the news to her mother. 

Dr. Lana Winslow is a no-nonsense scientist who always makes sure that things go her way. She has high expectations from her daughter and is basically a controlling mama bear. However, like her mother, Emma is a bulldozing bride who does it way too subtly till both mother and daughter realise that they are two sides of the same coin.

While Lana agrees to go with the flow for her daughter’s happiness, it doesn’t help that RJ’s dad is Lana’s first love, Will. The whole squad is in town for the wedding and as they start hanging out, the past is brought up and sparks once again fly between Lana and Will. In the meantime, their breakup story has Emma doubting RJ.

We have extensive coverage of Mother of the Bride on the site, including a movie review. You can find those HERE!


Will there be a Mother of the Bride 2? 

At the time of writing, Netflix hasn’t announced a sequel to Mother of the Bride.

Mother of the Bride has been co-produced by MPCA and Living Films which have several titles to their names. They have several sequels like Dumb and Dumberer, The Princess Switch 2, The Hangover II and more.

As for Netflix, it picks up projects they have distributed and announces sequels depending on the popularity, views and drop-off rates. Some movies are instantly renewed like Enola Holmes and Rebel Moon while others take years such as Extraction and Murder Mystery.

So, if Mother of the Bride does well on Netflix, we could maybe get a sequel. But it is unlikely at the moment.


What do we know about Mother of the Bride 2?

Not much is known about Mother of the Bride 2 at the moment given that it has not been greenlit. It has a definite ending with Lana and Emma patching up, Emma getting married and Will getting back together with Lana. But if we do get a sequel, we wouldn’t mind something like Daughter of the Bride with it being Lana’s turn to get married and her misadventures as she plans her wedding with Will.

However, nothing is confirmed yet, but we’ll be sure to update this page as soon as any new information comes in.


Would you like to see Mother of the Bride return with a Part 2? Or do you think the story has run its course? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

2 thoughts on “Will there be a Mother of the Bride 2? Here’s what we know about a sequel:”

  1. 100% Needs a sequel!! Will and Lana go back in time with their colllege love and planning their wedding and Emma & RJ pregnant. Sequel 3 having the baby and Will and Lana being 1st time grandparents ❤️

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