'Freaky Friday' sequel starts production, Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Sophia Hammons join cast

Lindsay Lohan and Jamie Lee Curtis are reprising their roles of Anna and Tess Coleman, respectively, for 'Freaky Friday 2', which will hit the screens next year.
YouTube screengrab from the trailer of 'Freaky Friday'
YouTube screengrab from the trailer of 'Freaky Friday'

LOS ANGELES: Shooting on the highly anticipated Freaky Friday 2 has begun, Walt Disney Studios has announced.

The studio shared a behind-the-scenes photo from the set of the sequel to the 2003 film, starring Lindsay Lohan and Jamie Lee Curtis.

Lohan and Curtis are reprising their roles of Anna and Tess Coleman, respectively, for Freaky Friday 2, which will hit the screens next year.

"The Colemans are back and coming to theatres in 2025! The sequel to Freaky Friday is now in production!" Walt Disney Studios said in an X post on Monday.

According to Variety, Sophia Hammons and Maitreyi Ramakrishnan are the two new additions to the film, which will also see other original cast members Mark Harmon, Chad Michael Murray, Christina Vidal Mitchell, Haley Hudson, Lucille Soong, Stephen Tobolowsky, and Rosalind Chao return.

Julia Butters and Manny Jacinto also round out the cast of the movie, which will be helmed by Nisha Ganatra.

Directed by Mark Waters, Freaky Friday follows the story of a mother-daughter duo, played by Curtis and Lohan, whose souls exchange after a visit to a mysterious Chinese restaurant, causing them to wake up in each other's bodies the next morning.

Andrew Gunn, who produced the 2003 original, is returning to back the sequel.

YouTube screengrab from the trailer of 'Freaky Friday'
Lindsay Lohan and Jamie Lee Curtis to return for 'Freaky Friday' sequel

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