Andy Garcia has joined the cast of Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again!
Andy Garcia has joined the cast of Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again!
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Andy Garcia is the latest actor to join the cast of Universal's Mamma Mia! sequel movie, Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! His casting was first reported by Deadline.

The sequel will also bring the return of original stars Meryl Streep (Donna), Amanda Seyfried (Sophie), Christine Baranski (Tanya), Julie Walters (Rosie), Dominic Cooper (Sky), Pierce Brosnan (Sam), Stellan Skarsgård (Bill), and Colin Firth (Harry). Lily James, Alexa Davies, Jessica Keenan Wynn, Jeremy Irvine, Josh Dylan, and Hugh Skinner will star as the young selves of the original characters.

With a soundtrack full of ABBA songs not featured in the first film as well as some reprised favorites, Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! comes from the producers of the original Mamma Mia! film: Littlestar's Judy Craymer and Playtone's Gary Goetzman. Craymer is also the creator and producer of the hit stage musical. Ol Parker, writer of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, writes and directs. Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus are aboard again to provide music and lyrics and serve as executive producers.

The musical film will be released by Universal Pictures on July 20, 2018.