Fans of Love Actually will finally get their wishes granted with a confirmed mini-sequel in the works for the UK’s Comic Relief.
• Sportsbet have opened betting on the much talked about Love Actually sequel.
• Including the outcome of the love triangle between Juliet, Peter and Mark.
• And did Sarah ever get her happy ending with Karl?
Over 13 years has passed since the first instalment so everyone is guessing what’s gone down since that Christmas Pantomime ended!
Online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au has odds, betting actually, on possible scenarios:
Ø The Love Triangle – Juliet, Peter & Mark
Not much is tipped to have changed with the chances a short $1.15 Juliet is still with Peter and $4.00 she gives Mark a chance, showing off her own cue cards is a $5.00 chance.
Ø The Naked Body Doubles – John & Judy
No surprises here considering they never had their clothes on, John and Judy are a $1.10 chance to have kids and $1.20 to still be an item.
Ø The Father & Son – Daniel & Sam
Daniel looks to have nailed down his Claudia Schiffer lookalike, at odds of $1.50 to be together with Carol but Sam is only a $2.75 still be with Joanna.
Ø The PM & the Tea Lady – David & Natalie
They’re a $1.65 shot to be still loved up together and he’s a $3.50 to still be PM (maybe Brexit happened!) – Donald Trump visiting the PM is paying $101.
Ø The Aging Singer & his Fat Manager – Billy Mack & Joe
Billy Mack’s musical comeback appears to be short lived with $6.00 on offer he’ll have another No.1 while marrying his ‘fat manager’ pays $34!
Ø The God of Sex – Colin
Colin is still expected to be living it up stateside at odds of $1.85 and $2.20 to be happily settled down and married.
Ø The Devoted Sister – Sarah
Sarah’s never ending crush on Karl is a $2.50 chance to finally come to a happy ending.
Ø The Writer and his Maid – Jamie & Aurelia
Jamie mended his broken heart when he found Aurelia and they’re $1.18 to still be a couple and $1.08 to have offspring – Aurelia cheating on him with his brother pays $12!
Sportsbet are also offering odds on a full sequel being announced this year with the odds paying $3.25 for it to happen.
“Love Actually was one of the most successful rom-coms in recent memory and speculation is high as to what has happened in the years that have passed so it’ll be interesting to see where punters put their money down,’’ said sportsbet.com.au’s Will Byrne.
Market courtesy of sportsbet.com.au
Comic Relief Actually Specials
$1.08 Jamie & Aurelia to have kids
$1.10 John and Judy to have kids
$1.15 Juliet to still be together with Peter
$1.18 Jamie & Aurelia to be together still
$1.20 John and Judy to be still together
$1.50 Daniel and Carol to be together
$1.65 David and Natalie to still be together
$1.85 Colin to still be in America
$2.20 Colin to be married
$2.50 Sarah and Karl to get together
$2.75 Sam and Joanna to still be together
$3.25 A full length sequel to be announced in 2017
$3.50 David to still be British PM
$4.00 Juliet to get together with Mark
$5.00 Juliet to use cue cards to reveal her love to Mark
$6.00 Billy Mack to have another No.1 song
$12 Aurelia to have an affair with Jamie’s brother
$34 Billy Mack and Joe to get married
$101 Donald Trump to visit the PM