Love Actually trailer

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The ‘Love Actually’ reunion trailer is finally here to steal your heart

Love actually is all around you.


Ramon Ramirez


Published May 11, 2017   Updated May 24, 2021, 2:42 pm CDT

Western audiences haven’t felt love since 2003, but this month the drought is finally over. The beloved British comedy Love Actually is getting a Red Nose Day reunion on May 25, and on Thursday we were treated to the nostalgic and emotive trailer.

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Using the same Hugh Grant voiceover as the original (without the references to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks), here our rom-com favorites are introduced as their present-day selves. In Red Nose Day Actually, the gang’s all here…

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…Except of course for Emma Thompson, whose tragic storyline was written out of the sequel due to the tragic real-life death of on-screen husband Alan Rickman. But just about everyone else is: Set to a little Stevie Wonder, we see Liam Neeson and his grownup son, Colin Firth and his Portuguese wife, Billy Mack making a Kardashian joke, and Mr. Bean apparently working an area Walgreen’s. Even The Walking Dead‘s Andrew Lincoln returns at Keira Knightley’s door to presumably woo her with flashcards. True love waits!

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*First Published: May 11, 2017, 4:51 pm CDT