Unfortunately, it’s not a sequel—but we’ll take any combination of these three icons we can get. Deadline reported the trio will star in Family Jewels which they called as a “multigenerational family comedy” and production will hopefully start later this year. Here’s what they had to say about the plot: “Hawn, Midler and Keaton’s characters are forced to spend the Christmas holidays together, along with their kids and grandkids, after the man they were all once married to drops dead in a New York City department store.”
Okay, there’s enough of that First Wives Club DNA to make us feel all the good nostalgia feelings. “The chemistry of Diane, Bette and Goldie is unmatched and irresistible, and I’m thrilled to help reunite them on screen for generations of fans,” Bradley Fischer, one of the producers, told Deadline.
In case, for some wild reason, you have missed out on the hilarity and heart of The First Wives Club—Hawn, Midler, and Keaton play college besties Annie, Elise, and Brenda who have lost touch, but come together after a fourth friend, Cynthia, dies by suicide after her ex-husband remarries a much younger woman. Each is dealing with her own philandering husband and together they concoct plans to get revenge on the men. Thus, The First Wives Club is born.
It is truly one of the most rewatchable movies ever and you won’t want to miss a hilarious turn by Sarah Jessica Parker as Shelly, the much younger girlfriend of Brenda’s Morty. The movie is currently available to rent on Amazon Prime Video and iTunes, so you can watch for the first or the fortieth time over the weekend and sing along to the iconic “You Don’t Own Me” scene.
In the meantime, we’ll be anxiously awaiting the first trailer for Family Jewels.