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 wish to begin the dialog concerning the sequel, and for no matter motive I used to be like, ‘No!!! We should not do this!'” she instructed EW in 2014. “Now I look again and I am like, ‘Why?’ However now, no—it is too late now.”
As she instructed Selection in 2018, nevertheless, “Possibly it is higher, as a result of we are able to save all of the power 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 yr, it received Fey the award for Excellent Ebook of a Musical on the latter.
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 varsity’s principal. It was not well-received.