‘Freaky Friday’ sequel casts Maitreyi Ramakrishnan


Our Bureau

Washington, DC

Fans of the beloved body-swap comedy ‘Freaky Friday’ have reason to celebrate as a sequel is officially on its way, set for a nationwide release in 2025. The film, which began filming recently in Los Angeles, is a follow-up to the 2003 comedy that starred Jamie Lee Curtis and Lindsay Lohan in the lead roles.

Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, known for her lead role in Netflix’s hit series “Never Have I Ever,” has officially joined the cast of Freaky Friday sequel. Maitreyi Ramakrishnan is a famous Canadian actress of Tamil origin.

She rose to prominence for her leading role as high school student Devi Vishwakumar in the Netflix teen comedy series Never Have I Ever. She appeared in voice roles in the Pixar film Turning Red and the series My Little Pony: Make Your Mark.

Directed by Nisha Ganatra, known for her work on ‘Late Night’, the sequel revisits the characters of Tess (Curtis) and Anna (Lohan) years after their unforgettable body-swap adventure.

This time around, Anna is navigating life with a daughter of her own and soon-to-be stepdaughter, blending two families into one.

The sequel promises to bring back the heart and humor that made the original a box-office success, reportedly grossing USD 160 million globally with a significant portion of the domestic market.

As production for the sequel commences, anticipation builds among fans eager to see how ‘Freaky Friday’ will blend its signature comedy with new family dynamics and modern-day challenges.

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