Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again update

What is certain to be a huge Summer blockbuster of a movie is almost out of the starting gate. Benny Andersson has been at work with the team in Los Angeles putting the finishing touches to the sound mix of Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again that will be heard in cinemas all around the globe soon.

(L-R) Michael Minckler (Chief mixer), Gary Goetzman (Producer), Benny Andersson (Composer), Bernard Löhr (Sound Engineer), Ludvig Andersson (Associate Producer) and
Angie Rubin (Music Editor).

Benny told icethesite about the movie mix sessions: “It is such a joy to work together with people who are so skilled at what they are doing. Every single one of them. Totally concentrated on their separate working stations but always with a sharp eye on the whole. An amazing experience again, just like it was on the first film 10 years ago.”

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again is both sequel and prequel to the original Mamma Mia! movie and stars Lily James (Young Donna), Amanda Seyfried (Sophie), Dominic Cooper (Sky), Andy Garcia (Señor Cienfuegos), Meryl Streep (Donna), Pierce Brosnan (Sam), Colin Firth (Harry), Christine Baranski (Tanya), Stellan Skarsgård (Bill), Julie Walters (Rosie), Cher (Ruby Sheridan), Jeremy Irvine (Young Sam), Celia Imrie, (Vice Chancellor), Hugh Skinner (Young Harry) and Josh Dylan (Young Bill). The director is Ol Parker.

Those close to the production have revealed that ABBA songs featured in the new movie include One Of Us, When I Kissed The Teacher, Angeleyes, Waterloo, Fernando, I’ve Been Waiting For You, Why Did It Have To Be Me?, Kisses Of Fire, and My Love, My Life among others.

The film which is distributed by Universal Pictures picks up the story ten years after the original film ends when Sophie learns all about how her mother Donna met her three ‘dads’.

The entire movie mix gang!

The world premiere of Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again will be in London on 16 July. The film will officially open in most territories on 20 July.

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2 Replies to “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again update”

  1. Mike Pearce said: Utter admiration for Benny, he simply does not stop. Looking forward to Mamma Mia 2. We were at the Odeon in London for the first Mamma Mia it would be nice to do that again. However I think the cinema is undergoing a refurbishment so will have to look else where

  2. Gary McCartney: Super to see ‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again’ at the top of the UK charts. Great achievement in isolation, but it is also worth noting that the first movie soundtrack is at number 5 – which is higher that when originally released, ABBA Gold is at Number 7, and More Abba Gold is charting also.

    Fingers are crossed for the new songs to be just as successful.

    GJ

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