What Andy did next… Devil Wears Prada writer Lauren Weisberger announces sequel to bestselling book
18:48 GMT, 31 May 2012
The best-selling book, The Devil Wears Prada, is about to get a much anticipated sequel.
Ten years after introducing readers to the merciless world of fashion, author Lauren Weisberger is crafting a second book, Revenge Wears Prada:The Devil Returns, due out in 2013.
The original novel inspired the 2006 film of the same name, with Anne Hathaway playing the young fashion journalist Andrea Sachs' and Meryl Streep starring as the hard-edged editor Miranda Priestly, a character inspired by Vogue's Anna Wintour.
The Devil returns: The original novel, and the 2006 film, followed Andrea Sachs, played by Anne Hathaway, and her editor Miranda Priestly, played by by Meryl Streep
According to Entertainment Weekly, Revenge Wears Prada picks up eight years after Andy parted ways with Miranda, and Runway magazine, on bad terms.
Andy is editing The Plunge, 'the hottest bridal magazine around', with the help of Emily, her nemesis at Runway who turned into a surprising ally.
Andy is planning her own wedding to Max, a good-looking media scion, however she remains haunted by her former boss.
Revenge Wears Prada: The first book, released in 2003, was based on Lauren Weisberger's experiences as Anna Wintour's second assistant
The magazine industry is extremely
tight-knit, and 'it is only a matter of time before she hears the
dreaded syllables “Ahn-dre-ah!” again'.
The first book, released in 2003, was loosely based on the author's experiences as Anna Wintour's second assistant.
Next chapter: Best-seller Lauren Weisberger's debut novel was inspired by Vogue's Anna Wintour
In the hit movie, Anne Hathaway played Andy, and Meryl Streep starred as Miranda, for which she recieved her 14th Academy Award nomination for Best Actress.
Both the novel and the movie inspired a wide
fascination with the editor, causing many to speculate about Vogue's work-environment, as well as the treatment of magazine staffers in general.
A Huffington Post blogger wrote a confirmation of the book's portrayal of Vogue, shortly after quitting her own
internship at the magazine.
Emily Louise wrote: 'Speaking
to others who have undertaken fashion and beauty internships, it is
clear to see that the process is a matter of survival rather than
There has been no mention of a reunion with the original movie cast for what will surely be a highly anticipated silver-screen adaption of the new sequel.