A "Father of the Bride" Reunion Special Is Airing on Netflix This Friday So Consider Your Date Night Plans Finalized

The Banks family is getting back together and you're invited.

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Hey, brides and grooms, today is your lucky day because we have the perfect weekend plans for you. They include cuddling up on the couch, feasting on popcorn, and tuning into the Father of the Bride reunion special on Netflix. Sounds like the perfect Friday night in, right?

The streaming platform announced Tuesday (Sept. 22), that all our favorite characters from the 1991 rom-com—including Mr. and Mrs. Banks, Annie and wedding planner extraordinaire Franck Eggelhoffer—will reunite for one night only. Netflix teased the special on Instagram with the caption, "Something is coming," along with a video that seemingly portrays the Banks family in the twenty-first century.

While details of the special are vague, we're hoping that everyone from the film will make an appearance. Fans will recall celebrities Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Kieran Culkin, George Newbern, Martin Short, and B. D. Wong all starred in the film (which happened to be a remake of the 1950 original with Elizabeth Taylor!).

The Netflix announcement wasn't the first time we were told of this reunion either. The classic film's producer, Nancy Meyer, teased an impending special nearly two weeks ago on Instagram when she wrote, "If he thought a wedding was a lot, how would he react to 2020? Coming soon to the phone in your hand!"

The cast is coming together for more than a good time, but for a good cause, too! The special, which premieres Friday, Sept. 25 at 6 p.m. EST on Netflix's YouTube and Facebook pages, benefits World Central Kitchen, an organization that provides meals in lieu of natural disasters.

So, mark your calendar and plan for an epic night in because a wedding awaits!

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