27 June 2020 00:41
Thank You For The... streaming services, because Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again has just been made available on Netflix UK. The hugely popular follow-up to the beloved 2008 hit – which is due to arrive on the platform too on July 1 – landed online today (June 26), amplifying ABBA fanatics' happy Friday feeling by approximately 98%. Released in 2018, Here We Go Again – a glorified part prequel, part sequel – explores how Meryl Streep's character Donna Sheridan (now played by Lily James) ended up on the island of Kalokairi back in 1979.
Related: Mamma Mia co-creator offers promising update on the third movie In the present, it centres on Donna's daughter Sophie (Amanda Seyfried) as she prepares for the grand reopening of her mother's hotel, following Donna's death one year earlier. While the movie received positive reviews, many critics and fans pointed out the oddness of Donna's mother Ruby (played by Cher) rocking up to the villa towards its conclusion, as the first film seemed to suggest that the character wasn't alive anymore. "There are holes. Her mum was definitely dead in the first one, she's like, 'God rest her soul,'" James laughed during an interview with Digital Spy, before going on to claim that other discrepancies in the timeline are likely due to Donna not remembering things correctly. Universal Pictures Related: Mamma Mia star explains why she (probably) turned down Gamora role "That's a very good way of looking at it," she said.
"I think, come on, it's artistic licence!" Jessica Keenan Wynn, who plays the younger version of Christine Baranski's Tanya, added: "There are people out there who are such big fans that they will dig and dig and dig to find something inaccurate. It makes people happy in the end." That it does, Jessica. Digital Spy now has a newsletter – sign up to get it sent straight to your inbox. Looking for more TV recommendations and discussion? Head over to our Facebook Group to see new picks every day, and chat with other readers about what they're watching right now. This content is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this page to help users provide their email addresses. You may be able to find more information about this and similar content at piano.io This commenting section is created and maintained by a third party, and imported onto this page. You may be able to find more information on their web site. Netflix has added some fan-favourite films to the streaming giant this weekend, so you're guaranteed to find something for everyone. For all you Mamma Mia! fans, you can now join the celebration, sing, and dance, and discover how it all began ten years after the film was made. Fans are invited back to the magical Greek island of Kalokairi for Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, in the musical sequel based on the songs of ABBA. The 40-year-old Virgin has landed on the site, with Steve Carell playing a nice guy who has lived his whole life without losing it, but now his misguided pals are helping him to score, and maybe even find true love. Scarface is also now available to stream, with Al Pacino giving an unforgettable performance as Tony Montana, one of the most ruthless gangsters ever depicted on film, in this gripping crime epic inspired by the 1932 classic of the same title. Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi, and Julianne Moore star in the Coen brothers cult comedy, The Big Lebowski, about the bowling buddies, a case of mistaken identity, kidnapping, and bowling. The much anticipated Eurovision Song Contest: The Fire Saga starring Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams is finally available to stream on Netflix. Advertisement The film depicts twp aspiring Icelandic musicians Lars and Sigrit being given the opportunity of a lifetime to represent their country at the world's biggest song competition, they finally have a chance to prove that any dream worth having is a dream worth fighting for. Sign up to Netflix here.