Cast your mind back to the late-‘90s and you’ll remember a film that pushed the boundaries of what you can and can’t do on film.
The teen comedy about four Michigan boys on a quest to lose their virginity was a massive success, grossing $US235 million worldwide on just a $US11 million budget.
It spawned two direct sequels and four straight-to-DVD spinoffs. Now, for the first time since 2003, the team is back together again. It’s the return of American Pie.
The new film, titled American Pie: Reunion, will bring back such actors as Jason Biggs, Seann William Scott, Eugene Levy, Tara Reid, Mena Suvari and Chris Klein. Co-writers and co-directors Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg, who both went on to do Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle and Harold & Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay, will also return to the controversial franchise.
Fans awaiting the highly-anticipated film will get to see those filmmakers and actors in the flesh, when they fly Down Under early next month for the flick's Australian premiere.
The promising comedy, set for an official release on April 5, will see the characters return to East Great Falls for their high-school reunion. In one long-overdue weekend, they will discover what has changed, who hasn’t, and that time and distance can’t break the bonds of friendship. In the years that have passed, Jim and Michelle married while Kevin and Vicky said goodbye. Oz and Heather grew apart, but Finch still longs for Stifler’s mum.
Alyson Hannigan, Thomas Ian Nicholas and Shannon Elizabeth – among many others – will also return for the Universal-distributed film.
The Australian premiere will be held on March 7 at Hoyts Melbourne Central. The team will also be in Sydney a day earlier to promote the latest film. To see a trailer, click here. For more information, visit the official website.
American Pie: Reunion – the team is back.