The reboot will actually take the form of an anthology series written and executive produced by The Mindy Project creator, though with the full blessing of Richard Curtis, who's joined as executive producer and wrote the original film, which was directed by Mike Newell.
Like the film, the TV series will follow a group of friends as their lives intersect over the course of the five named events, with each season following a different story arc.
Though still early in development, each season will reportedly have different characters in a different location each season, with the lead possibly remaining the same.
Whether that includes incorporating any storylines or characters from the original film is yet to be seen; that saw Hugh Grant's Charles fall head over heels for Carrie (Andie MacDowell), an American, at a wedding, with their paths continually crossing over a handful of nuptials, and one (of course) funeral.
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