Sandra Oh Says She Wants To Return For New 'Princess Diaries' Movie: 'I'm Ready For The Queen'

Sandra Oh Says She Wants To Return For New ‘Princess Diaries’ Movie: ‘I’m Ready For The Queen’

Sandra Oh would like to reprise her role as Vice Principal Gupta in the third installment of The Princess Diariescurrently under development.

During an interview with Entertainment Weekly, posted online on Friday, the actress had a message to the film’s creative team about a potential return: “I’m ready for the Queen. Call me! I can’t wait to see how Gupta has evolved in the world.

Last year, The Hollywood Reporter exclusively reported that a new The Princess Diaries the film was in the works at Disney. Anne Hathaway has it previously expressed her public backing for a third installment, but sources at the time said she didn’t have a deal to return to the franchise and the hope is that she would return for the new film if it goes beyond the script.

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As for whether Julia Andrews reprises her role as Queen Clarisse Renaldi, she said in an interview last year that “it probably won’t be possible.”

although the Grey’s Anatomy the star didn’t confirm if anyone from the film’s team has reached out to her, she addressed her infamous joke from the 2001 film when she learned the queen is on her way to high school.

In the viral scene, Oh’s character is revealing to Mia about Hathaway that the media went into a frenzy after it was leaked that she’s a princess. While she is explaining everything that is happening, she gets a call in her office and proceeds to answer, saying, “Gupta. Uh huh. Uh huh. Uh huh. The queen is coming.

While Oh said she “has no idea” why the joke has become so popular on social media, the actress recalled one instance where she was surprised that someone a generation younger told her the joke in public.

“I feel like it’s like your generation that hit when you were all very young,” Oh explained. “I remember it was like 2015, I was walking down the street in Chicago, and there was (there was) a young man, who at that point in 2015, wasn’t my usual demographic, who was like a straight white guy in college age. He passed me and then he ran back to me and made the line, ‘Uh huh. Uh huh. Uh huh. The queen is coming.'”

“I was like, ‘Who is this 20-year-old frat boy?'” He joked. “He was coming at me making that joke.”

As for Princess diaries 3, most of the details have been kept under wraps. But Aadrita Mukerji has been tapped to write the script of the new episode, which according to sources is a continuation of the previous two films rather than a reboot. Franchise veteran Debra Martin Chase is also returning to produce, and Melissa Stack serves as executive producer.