The cast of the iconic 2003 romantic comedy Love Actually is returning for a TV special to air on ABC next week to celebrate the 20th anniversary of one of the most cherished contemporary Christmas classics, the network announced Tuesday.

Along with Richard Curtis, who wrote and directed the movie, other participants in the special include Hugh Grant, Laura Linney, Emma Thompson, Bill Nighy, and Thomas Brodie-Sangster.

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Diane Sawyer urges the cast of the ABC programme 20/20 to complete the line, “Love actually is…,” to which Grant sarcastically responds, “Dead!”

The special, according to ABC, will examine how the movie was able to bring together a diverse cast to make a charming and endearing film that went on to become a beloved holiday tradition all over the world and examined various loving relationships during the hectic month before Christmas in London, England.

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The film was released on November 6, 2003, thus the programme, which is a little early, will also look at how the COVID-19 pandemic affected how people interact, love, and connect, as well as the crucial need for compassion in families and communities.

The Love Actually cast, which also included Keira Knightley, Liam Neeson, and Colin Firth has previously reunited several times.

In celebration of Red Nose Day, a cause Curtis founded to help children in need, a brief sequel to the movie was prepared for NBC in 2017.

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On November 29 at 8 pm ET on ABC, The Laughter & Secrets of ‘Love Actually’: 20 Years Later – A Diane Sawyer Special will premiere.

The film, which had a $40–45 million budget, was distributed by Universal Pictures. In the UK, it made $62.7 million, in Australia, $14 million, and in the US and Canada, $59.5 million. $246.2 million was the total revenue earned worldwide.