Strap on the Foam Suit: A Mrs. Doubtfire Sequel Is in the Works

UPDATED 04/17/2014 at 12:50 PM EDT Originally published 04/17/2014 at 12:00 PM EDT

'Mrs. Doubtfire' Sequel: Robin Williams on Board for New Film
Robin Williams in Mrs. Doubtfire
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Get those dinner reservations in order – a sequel to Mrs. Doubtfire is in the works.

Robin Williams and director Chris Columbus are attached to the 1993 family comedy's sequel, which is in development at Fox 2000. Elf screenwriter David Berenbaum is writing the script, which means you can possibly expect a scene where Mrs. Doubtfire's engines are revived by the power of Christmas.

As the project appears to be very early in the development process, there is no word on a release date, nor which children Williams will need to pose as an elderly Scottish woman caring for them.

Mara Wilson, who played Williams's youngest daughter in the original film, has disavowed all involvement with the sequel:





Wilson's costar Lisa Jakub was slightly more ambivalent about the news:



Matthew Lawrence is not on Twitter.


Strap on the Foam Suit: A Mrs. Doubtfire Sequel Is in the Works| Mrs. Doubtfire, Movie News, Chris Columbus, Mara Wilson, Robin Williams

Robin Williams in Mrs. Doubtfire, Kim Kardashian at the Costume Institute Gala on May 6, 2013

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