Why isn't Emma Thompson in the Love Actually sequel?



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She said it would be too soon after her co-star Alan Rickman's death to revisit the character. Rickman died in 2016. She said "Richard [Curtis, the writer] wrote to me and said 'darling we can't write anything for you because of Alan' and I said 'no of course, it would be sad, too sad'... It's too soon. It's absolutely right because it's supposed to be for Comic Relief but there isn't much comic relief in the loss of our dear friend really, only just over a year ago." Alan Rickman died in January 2016

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