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The ‘Father Of The Bride’ Reunion Is Happening This Week!

FATHER OF THE BRIDE [US 1991]  DIANE KEATON, STEVE MARTIN     Date: 1991

Get excited almost three decades after the Father of the Bride premiered, Netflix has confirmed that a special reunion is happening this week!

Taking to Twitter on Tuesday the streaming service hinted to a Banks family reunion. The video post captured footage from George Banks' (Steve Martin) email account. 

It shows him going through his recent emails which included digitised pictures from his daughter Annie’s (Kimberly Williams-Paisley) wedding and also a calendar invite from son Matty (Kieran Culkin) for Friday.

The clip goes on to say that after 25 years the Banks family will return for a very special event to benefit World Central Kitchen.

Watch it below!

The special will premiere on Friday at 6pm ET and 3pm PT on Netflix’s YouTube and Facebook pages.

Director Nancy Meyers had previously teased a reunion on her Instagram page, posting a photograph from the movie with the caption "If he thought a wedding was a lot, how would he react to 2020? Coming soon to the phone in your hand!"

In case you forget what exactly the Father of the Bride was about here is the trailer from 1991 and the official synopsis.

"Steve Martin turns in a heartwarming and hilarious performance as George Banks, a befuddled father who has a hard time letting go of his young daughter when she unexpectedly announces her plans to wed. Diane Keaton shines as George's patient, levelheaded wife, while funnyman Martin Short lights up the screen as the off-the-wall wedding consultant. Father Of The Bride vows to deliver fun for the entire family!"

Watch the trailer here!

Image Credit Mary Evans Picture Library