Lauren Weisberger: “Revenge Wears Prada” Review
A decade after releasing her popular novel The Devil Wears Prada, author Lauren Weisberger is back with a new sequel, Revenge Wears Prada. The highly-anticipated follow-up reunites the characters of Andie Sachs and Miranda Priestly, both made famous by Anne Hathaway and Meryl Streep in the 2006 film adaptation of The Devil Wears Prada. To celebrate the release of Revenge Wears Prada, Lauren Weisberger sat down with Kathie Lee & Hoda for a discussion on the return of a pop culture phenomenon.
Lauren admitted that she had been thinking about a sequel for quite some time. When Revenge Wears Prada opens, Andie Sachs is ten years older and the editor-in-chief of her own magazine. She’s also married and partnered up once again with her one-time nemesis, Emily.
Lauren Weisberger: Anna Wintour’s Assistant At Vogue
Lauren’s stories are inspired by her previous job at Vogue, where she once worked as Anna Wintour’s assistant. Lauren hasn’t heard from Anna since The Devil Wears Prada was published, and their paths have not really crossed. Kathie Lee was clearly digging for some dirt on Anna, but Lauren kept very coy and professional.
Lauren Weisberger: “The Devil Wears Prada” Movie Sequel?
Lauren says that she would love it if Revenge Wears Prada became a movie, because she was so happy with the movie adaptation of The Devil Wears Prada—which is very rare for authors! “I thought they did such an amazing job,” she said, complimenting the incredible cast. Maybe we’ll get to see Meryl Streep don that silver wig one more time!
Check out Kathie Lee & Hoda’s full interview with best-selling author Lauren Weisberger in the video below.