‘A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding’ will pick up as the rom-com’s leading duo are preparing to tie the knot.
Move aside, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. There’s another royal couple in town and they’re about to get married, too.
Netflix’s fan-favorite holiday film A Christmas Prince is getting a sequel titled A Christmas Prince: The Royal Wedding that will focus on the impending nuptials. News of the follow-up comes just ahead of the real-life royal wedding taking place on Saturday at St George’s Chapel.
The romantic comedy, which drew comparisons to a Hallmark movie, follows Amber (iZombie star Rose McIver), a journalist who — surprise! — falls in love with a prince (Divergent’s Ben Lamb), Richard, she is supposed to be writing about. While Netflix does not release ratings, A Christmas Prince became a bit of a cult hit for the streaming service after its Nov. 17, 2017, release.
The sequel will pick up a year after Amber helped Richard secure the crown. The two are set to tie the knot in a royal Christmas wedding — but their plans are jeopardized when Amber finds herself second-guessing whether or not she’s cut out to be queen, and Richard is faced with a political crisis that threatens to tarnish not only the holiday season but the future of the kingdom.
The sequel will lead up to Amber and Richard’s royal wedding, where Amber has to help her fiancé find his way as the heir to the throne while she struggles with becoming a member of the monarchy herself. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Amber will second-guess whether she’s ready to become a queen, while Richard will face a political crisis that will “tarnish not only the holiday season but the future of the kingdom”. The film has already begun shooting in Romania, and is expected to be released on the streaming service this Christmas.
In addition to McIver and Lamb, castmember Alice Krige is returning for Royal Wedding, which has already begun shooting in Romania. John Schultz is directing the follow-up. while Robin Bernheim and Nate Atkins penned the script. Motion Picture Corporation of America’s Brad Krevoy is producing. The movie is expected to be released on the streamer later this year during the holiday season.
Check out a clip from the streamer drumming up buzz for the royal sequel:
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