Finally, there is a bright spot in 2020: John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John are reportedly in talks to appear in the highly anticipated Grease prequel, Summer Loving.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, producers are hoping the stars of original 1978 hit film will make cameos in the flick, which details how their characters Danny and Sandy first met.
The prequel will reportedly fill in the blanks of when Danny and Sandy each gave an account of their summer vacay meeting while singing the song “Summer Nights.” While the roles of Danny and Sandy will obviously be played by younger actors, Hollywood executives are hoping John and Olivia will delight fans with a Rydell High comeback. word is that producers want them for a big number where they sing and dance with their younger counterparts.”
Olivia Newton-John told The Guardian when asked about the sexism in the original 1978 film, “It’s a movie. It’s a story from the ’50s where things were different. Everyone forgets that, at the end, he changes for her, too. There’s nothing deep in there about the #MeToo movement. It’s just a girl who loves a guy, and she thinks if she does that, he’ll like her. And he thinks if he does that, she’ll like him. I think that’s pretty real. People do that for each other. It was a fun love story.”