15. Fey famously by no means thought-about writing a sequel to the hit movie, a call she’s gone on document as regretting. “On the time we did need to begin the dialog concerning the sequel, and for no matter cause I used to be like, ‘No!!! We should not do this!'” she advised EW in 2014. “Now I look again and I am like, ‘Why?’ However now, no—it is too late now.”
As she advised Selection in 2018, nonetheless, “Possibly it is higher, as a result of we will save all of the vitality for this.” This being the Imply Ladies musical she wrote with husband and 30 Rock composer Jeff Richmond that premiered in 2017 earlier than opening on Broadway in April 2018. Nominated for 12 Tony Awards and 9 Drama Desk Awards that 12 months, it gained Fey the award for Excellent Ebook of a Musical on the latter and served as inspiration for 2024’s Imply Ladies musical.
And whereas there’s been no sequel ever made, there was a movie produced bearing the moniker Imply Ladies 2. The made-for-TV “sequel” aired on ABC Household (now Freeform) in 2011 and was a stand-alone story that had nothing to do with the unique movie other than having Tim Meadows reprise his position as the college’s principal. It was not well-received.