Focus Features’ BOOK CLUB 2 – THE NEXT CHAPTER, a sequel to the wildly successful and beloved 2018 comedy BOOK CLUB, is set for a wide release on Mother’s Day, May 12, 2023. Focus Features will distribute the film in the U.S. Universal Pictures International will distribute internationally. Endeavor Content financed and produced the film.
The film is written by Bill Holderman and Erin Simms, with Holderman returning as Director. The duo will also serve as producers. Executive Producers are Brad Weston, Trish Hofmann, Enzo Sisti and Andrew Duncan.
The highly anticipated sequel, starring returning icons Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, and Mary Steenburgen alongside Andy Garcia, Don Johnson, and Craig T. Nelson, Giancarlo Giannini, Hugh Quarshie and Vincent Riotta, follows our four best friends as they take their book club to Italy for the fun girls trip they never had. When things go off the rails and secrets are revealed, their relaxing vacation turns into a once-in-a-lifetime cross-country adventure.
The sequels’ predecessor, BOOK CLUB, earned an impressive $68 million domestically from a $13.5 million opening weekend and $104 million worldwide.