Terry mcmillan born october 18, 1951 is an american author. An anthology of contemporary africanamerican fiction 1990. She also attended the master of fine arts program in film at. Indiewires the playlist reports that one of the films stars, angela bassett, confirmed on the cbs show the talk that whitaker is touching up exhale authorscreenwriter terry mcmillans script for. Well accept a waiting to exhale sequel under one condition vh1. Fans of the bestselling novel waiting to exhale may have been holding their breath for a sequel all these years, but author terry mcmillan never thought she would revisit her most famous characters. Forest whitaker directed waiting to exhale, an adaptation of. Theres a major update on the waiting to exhale sequel. The novel follows the lives of four africanamerican friends in phoenix, arizona in 2005.
Fox 2000 has hired michael elliott just wright to write the script for getting to happy, the sequel to 1995s waiting to exhale. Why lela rochon would never do a waiting to exhale sequel. Theres a major update on the waiting to exhale sequel published march 24, 2016 fans have been waiting 20 years to see the women of waiting to exhale reunite on screen, but the death of whitney. Waiting to exhale author terry mcmillan speaks to cnns fredricka whitfield about her new book, getting to happy. Even with whitney gone, waiting to exhale sequel is.
Lorretta devine talks waiting to exhale sequel youtube. Waiting to exhale is one of those books i should have read years ago. Reviewed in the united states on november 17, 2016. Terry mcmillians newest novel getting to happy will be a follow up to her bestselling novel waiting to exhale. Waiting to exhale, which is based on a novel penned by terry mcmillan, made. A sequel to waiting to exhale is still in development at fox after the passing of star whitney houston, a rep for the studio confirms to ew. Loretta devine, who played gloria in the classic film, spoke about the project wednesday while on hollywood today livehollywood today live. Waiting to exhale sequel in the works, loretta devine says. Based on a 1992 terry mcmillan novel, the movie follows four friends, played by lela, loretta devine, angela bassett and whitney houston, as they hold their breath while they seek committed relationships. Waiting to exhale sequel continues despite whitney houston loss.
Getting to happy waiting to exhale book 2 kindle edition by. In waiting to exhale, terry mcmillan chronicled the lives and lov. Theyre working on waiting to exhale sequel video march 23, 2016 by kellie williams in latest news with 0 comments its been over 20 years since the cultural phenomenon waiting to exhale hit the big screen back in 1995 and although so many years have passed, the impact that the movie left has yet to be. In 1992, when mcmillan introduced us to them, wed rarely seen the experiences of successful, thirtysomething black women reflected in the popular culture. Other articles where the interruption of everything is discussed. Over 15 years since they dominated hollywood, forest whitaker is bringing back whitney houston and company for a sequel to waiting to exhale. In addition, he played erie in a brief 2016 broadway revival of the short. Despite the untimely passing of whitney houston, one of the films leads, getting to happy, the sequel to waiting to exhale will still be coming to the big screen. Waiting to exhale wikimili, the best wikipedia reader. According to loretta devine, a waiting to exhale sequel may still be a possibility march 24, 2016 2. According to angela bassett, our favorite female right of passage film waiting to exhale, is getting a sequel.
Michael elliott to write waiting to exhale sequel getting. Twenty years later, talks of producing a sequel to the iconic movie is still bubbling in the boardroom. Its making news today, but hiphollywood knew the deal four years ago the waiting to exhale sequel has been in the works for quite some time. Waiting to exhale sequel, getting to happy was supposed to continue on after whitney houstons death, but terry mcmillan says its dead in the water. We always talk about the bodyguard sequel and how it would be cool if it happens. The novel picks up 15 years after waiting to exhale ends. Our reading guide for waiting to exhale by terry mcmillan includes book club discussion questions. Terry mcmillian is geared to release a sequel to the bestselling novel waiting to exhale this year. Waiting to exhale sequel is dead in the water says. While the closeknit cast and crew struggled to cope with the loss, fox 2000 pushed ahead with plans for a followup, and the internet has been abuzz with possibilities. Lela rochon on waiting to exhale sequel essence april 21, 2016 actress lela rochon appears on oprah. Getting to happy waiting to exhale book 2 kindle edition by mcmillan, terry. Today in film history, waiting to exhale premiered.
Getting to happy is the sequel to waiting to exhale by author terry mcmillan. Lorretta devine talks waiting to exhale sequel the jasmine brand. Terry mcmillian to give us the sequel to waiting to exhale. I recommend you read it first or you might get lost in this one. The book will feature all of the original characters and.
Getting to happy waiting to exhale book 2 and millions of other books are available for instant access. She also wrote the nonfiction work its ok if youre clueless. Waiting to exhale sequel to continue without whitney houston. Well accept a waiting to exhale sequel under one condition. In 2012, the cast of of waiting to exhale was prepping to film a sequel to the hit film. Today marks the 20th anniversary of waiting to exhale. Is this waiting to exhale sequel ever coming out or what. Mcmillan decided to write the sequel after her divorce from jonathan plummer, the inspiration for how stella got her groove back. Where are they now and discusses the waiting to exhale sequel.
Loretta devine, one of the original stars of the film, visited hollywood today live thursday and told the show hosts that a. No word on the cast yet, but we hope they use the original stars of waiting to exhale. Getting to happy 2010, a sequel to waiting to exhale. Waiting to exhale film sequel in the works perez hilton. Getting to happy, the longawaited sequel to mcmillans 1992 hit book, comes a whole 15 years later and will feature all of the original characters made famous by whitney houston and angela bassett in the 1995 film adaptation of the same name. A waiting to exhale sequel has been rumored for years, but with whitney houstons passing it seemed like the idea was bound to go with her. Based on a 1992 terry mcmillan novel, the movie follows four friends, played by lela, loretta devine, angela bassett.
Loretta devine says waiting to exhale sequel may still be a. The book catches up with the four women in waiting to exhale 15 years later. Loretta devine gives update on waiting to exhale sequel. In 1992, when mcmillan introduced us to them, wed rarely seen the experiences of successful, thirtysomething black women reflected in. Terry mcmillan on sequel to waiting to exhale youtube. Waiting to exhale sequel continues despite whitney. Although there are plenty of four friends books, savannah, bernadine, gloria and robin have a special place in our psyche.
Houstons voice and celebrity made her such a key component of. Waiting to exhale sequel to continue without whitney. A sequel to waiting to exhale has been in the pipeline for awhile, but it hit a seemingly insurmountable roadblock when whitney houston passed away last year. Lela rochon on waiting to exhale sequel weve dreamed of seeing the four ladies of waiting to exhale back on the big screen again, but after whitney houstons untimely passing in. Savannah has since married but decides to divorce her husband and be single again at the age of 51. Actress angela bassett has confirmed rumours shes reuniting with whitney houston for a sequel to 1995 film waiting to exhale. Loretta devine says waiting to exhale sequel may still. Getting to happy, terry mcmillans sequel to waiting to exhale lisa page mcmillans new novel, getting to happy, is a sequel that resumes the story some 15 years later. In this interview posted 1 year ago, terry saids that shes writing a new book getting to happy which is the sequel for wte with the 4 women 15 years later. Author terry mcmillan is planning on releasing a sequel to her 1992 novel waiting to exhale. Waiting to exhale sequel is dead in the water says terry mcmillan eurweb all hopes for a big screen sequel to terry mcmillan s waiting to exhale have been squashed by the author herself. Author terry mcmillan is releasing a sequel to her hit novel waiting to exhale called getting to happy which will hit stores in september. The novel follows the lives of four africanamerican friends in phoenix, arizona in.789 1367 1389 600 40 16 818 802 1528 1296 1482 445 89 1513 279 462 1512 89 697 368 992 1561 987 932 1175 415 934 1146 181