Original star Mara Wilson is not amused by the news

By Nate Jones
Updated April 17, 2014 12:00 PM
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Robin Williams and director Chris Columbus are attached to the 1993 family comedy’s sequel, which is in development at Fox 2000. Elf screenwriter David Berenbaum is writing the script, which means you can possibly expect a scene where Mrs. Doubtfire’s engines are revived by the power of Christmas.

As the project appears to be very early in the development process, there is no word on a release date, nor which children Williams will need to pose as an elderly Scottish woman caring for them.

Mara Wilson, who played Williams’s youngest daughter in the original film, has disavowed all involvement with the sequel:

Wilson’s costar Lisa Jakub was slightly more ambivalent about the news:

Matthew Lawrence is not on Twitter.

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