Mrs Doubtfire sequel in the works

Mrs Doubtfire sequel in the works

Robin Williams is returning to the big screen for a follow-up to his hit 1993 comedy Mrs Doubtfire.

Reports suggest the comic is set to reprise his role of divorced dad Daniel Hillard, who cross-dresses as a nanny so he can see his kids.The movie was a box office sensation, grossing $441m (£277m) worldwide, and studio bosses at Fox 2000 are hoping to find similar success with Mrs Doubtfire 2.An insider tells TheWrap.com that Chris Columbus will also return to direct the movie, while a script will be penned by Elf writer David Berenbaum.In 1994, Williams won a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Musical/Comedy for the role, while the movie was named Best Picture (Musical/Comedy). It co-starred Sally Field, Pierce Brosnan and Matilda star Mara Wilson.

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