The first look at Cher in Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again is here
For the first time, fans can see Cher in the new Mamma Mia! Film, and it was worth the wait.
In October, it was revealed that Cher would be making her return to the big screen in the sequel to the 2008 smash hit, which netted more than $600 million at the box office globally.
The film will also see the return of Harry Bright – Colin Firth’s character – who came out at the end of the first instalment, and brought his boyfriend to Sophie’s wedding.
And now we know who Cher will be playing in the film.
The Oscar-winning singer and actress’s last on-screen appearance was in Burlesque, in 2010.
Safe to say, it’s been too long.
Thankfully, the first trailer of Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again is here – and Cher is radiant.
The star appears near the end of the trailer, landing on the Greek island in a helicopter – naturally.
Cher – dressed in a way that calls Lady Gaga to mind – approaches the rest of the characters, telling Amanda Seyfried’s Sophie: “Let’s get the party started.”
Sophie responds, revealing Cher’s role in the film.
“Grandma, you weren’t invited,” she says.
In typical Cher style, she tells her: “That’s the best kind of party, little girl.”
Fans were ecstatic.
One wrote: “Can’t believe @cher is dressing up as Lady Gaga to make Mamma Mia 2 even gayer.”
Another said: “I just saw the Mamma Mia trailer and istg I’m a gay man stuck in a female body I legit screamed when I saw Cher”.
“OH MY GOD!!!! I’ve just seen the trailer for “Mamma Mia 2″ and CHER IS IN IT!!!!! CHEEEEERR!!!!!!” another screamed on Twitter.
One person pointed out a slight flaw.
“My favourite thing about Mamma Mia 2 is that Cher has been cast as MERYL STREEP’S MUM in present day,” they pointed out.
“Not in flashback. PRESENT DAY.
“She is three years older than Meryl.”
Another fan wrote: “I actually screamed when Cher showed up in the Mamma Mia 2 trailer, scaring the HELL out of MY WIFE.”
“I can’t believe @cher is in Mamma Mia 2, this is literally incredible. What a time to be alive ,” another said.
One fan couldn’t believe it, exclaiming: “Shut up! As if Cher is in Mamma Mia here we go again “.
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One said simply: “CHER IS IN MAMMA MIA 2 THIS IS EVERYTHING IVE HOPED FOR”.
Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Dominic Cooper and Amanda Seyfried will be reprising their roles in the sequel.
Julie Walters, Stellan Skarsgård and Christine Baranski are also returning for the presumed hit of next summer.
They will be joined by Lily James, with the star of Baby Driver and Cinderella playing a younger version of Streep’s character.
Watch Cher’s star turn below:
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