On Monday afternoon, ousted Deadline founder Nikki Finke set the Internet abuzz with a story about a potential Father of the Bride 3
movie being in the works.
"Father of the Bride Turns Gay," read the headline
, a reference to supposed plans to center the third film around Matty, the all grown up (and now-gay) son of Steve Martin
's George Banks character. According to Finke's sources, Steve Martin was set to return with Charles Shyer signed on to write and direct. The Internet basically reacted like this to news of a potential third Bride
But before you go all Franck Eggelhoffer and start planning Matty's elaborate gay wedding, Steve Martin has some rain to shower on your parade:
Maybe producers forgot to call their star to check on his availability? Or maybe the whole story is just wishful thinking.
What do you think? Would you be excited for a potential Father of the Groom
movie? Hit the comments with your thoughts!