Jane Fonda Recalls Evening Tour of Sistine Chapel While Shooting ‘Book Club: The Next Chapter’ in Italy | instastori.com

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From riding boats successful Venice to landing successful Tuscany successful a helicopter, “Book Club: The Next Chapter” prima Jane Fonda had rather nan escapade successful Italy pinch Diane Keaton, Mary Steenburgen and Candice Bergen. 

Her favourite representation there? “When we went to spot nan Sistine Chapel astatine night, and location was cipher other there,” Fonda told Variety astatine nan New York premiere connected Monday night. “And we had nan full ceiling explained to america by a awesome guide. That was a existent treat.” 

Although nan sequel was filmed astir 5 years aft nan original, Fonda ne'er mislaid interaction pinch her “Book Club” co-stars. 

“We’ve seen each different ever since we made nan first movie,” Fonda said. “We spell to each other’s houses for dinner, we matter each other, we email each other, we do Zoom together. It’s not for illustration we were isolated and past abruptly reunited.” 

Based connected characters by Bill Holderman and Erin Simms, “Book Club: The Next Chapter” follows 4 aged friends arsenic they return their book nine to Italy. In summation to Fonda, Keaton, Steenburgen and Bergen, nan rom-com stars Don Johnson, Andy Garcia, Craig T. Nelson, Giancarlo Giannini, Hugh Quarshie, Vincent Rotta, Giampiero Judica, Grace Truly and Giovanni Esposito. 

“The thought for Italy came earlier nan first movie moreover came out, and it was Candice Bergen, Mary Steenburgen, Jane Fonda and Erin connected a level saying, ‘We gotta do a sequel. And you cognize what would beryllium fun? Let’s spell to Italy,’” head Holderman explained. “So that was nan foundational constituent for nan full thing.”

Asked wherever nan 4 women should recreation adjacent for a imaginable 3rd installment, Truly told Variety, “Maybe successful a Scandinavian country. I consciousness for illustration you don’t spot capable walking to Scandinavia, you know? Iceland aliases thing for illustration that.” 

“Candice keeps telling america we’re going to Burning Man for astatine slightest portion of it,” Holderman said jokingly. “But I’m gonna put a transportation successful for Paris because I deliberation that would beryllium really fun.”

“Book Club: The Next Chapter” premieres successful theaters May 12.