A Mrs. Doubtfire sequel is in the works

A Mrs. Doubtfire sequel is in the works

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Production company Fox 2000 has enlisted 'Elf' writer David Berenbaum to write a sequel to the 1993 comedy hit 'Mrs. Doubtfire'

In a week full of news regarding sequels, and with Robin Williams confirmed, there has been announcement made that he will revisit his starring role as Mrs. Doubtfire, with Chris Columbus to return as director.

The original movie, which was based on the Anne Fine book, followed Williams' struggling actor and divorced father who disguises himself as an elderly housekeeper in order to see his children while his ex-wife has custody. Sally Field and Pierce Brosnan also starred, it made more than $400 million worldwide, and rum Fox has tried to get a sequel into production ever since. 

As yet, no further details have been released other than the sequel's writer is to be Elf's David Berenbaum – for whom other credits include The Haunted Mansion and The Spiderwick Chronicles.

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