The release of the first trailer for Mamma Mia sequel Here We Go Again! was supposed to kick off Christmas and leave everyone feeling upbeat, but instead it has people claiming they’re “suicidal”, or at least going to sue Universal Pictures, as it appears to feature no new footage of Meryl Streep’s character Donna, leading to fears that she has been killed off…
Ok, who do I speak to about cancelling 2018? Meryl Streep has died in Mamma Mia 2. Tell Kim Jong-un to press the button.
Mamma Mia 2 questions after watching the trailer: 1.why did they kill off Donna? 2. Why has Donna’s mother suddenly come back from the dead? 3. Why does some of the scenes look like a remake of the first one ? 4. Why is Sophie now part of the girl band with 60 year olds ?
Streep does appear in the trailer but it’s unclear whether any of her scenes are new as opposed to flashbacks. The film flits between Donna’s past, where she’s played by Lily James, and the present where daughter Sophie (Amanda Seyfried) is pregnant and seeking help and advice from her mother’s two friends Tanya (Christine Baranski) and Rosie (Julie Walters).
Mamma Mia! Here I Go Again! is in UK cinemas from 27th July 2018