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Pierce Brosnan accidentally lets slip a MAJOR Mamma Mia 2 spoiler during interview with co-star Amanda Seyfried

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© Reuters Fans will see him reprise his role of Sam in the sequel to the smash hit musical flick later this month.

And now Pierce Brosnan accidentally let slip a major spoiler from Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again while promoting the movie alongside co-star Amanda Seyfried on Tuesday's This Morning. 

The 65-year-old looked his usual dashing self in a dapper two-piece suit for his appearance when host Phillip Schofield revealed that the former James Bond actor shared a massive plot detail while discussing the film.  

Pierce Brosnan et al. sitting at a table: Uh oh: Pierce Brosnan accidentally let slip a major spoiler from Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again while promoting the movie alongside co-star Amanda Seyfried on Tuesday's This Morning © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Uh oh: Pierce Brosnan accidentally let slip a major spoiler from Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again while promoting the movie alongside co-star Amanda Seyfried on Tuesday's This Morning

Speaking of the movie's story, Pierce explained: 'Its how Meryl [Streep] met Sam, Harry and it's delightful – there's much more meat on the bone on this one.

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'I think it's as good as, if not better than, the last one. We all felt that, and the first one was so brilliant and such an unexpected surprise for everyone. Just went through the roof.'

a man and a woman sitting in a tree: Back on screen: Fans will see them reprise their roles in the sequel to the smash hit musical flick later this month © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Back on screen: Fans will see them reprise their roles in the sequel to the smash hit musical flick later this month Looking concerned, Phillip said: 'I don't think you realise Pierce that you've just done a little bit of a spoiler.' To which, a bemused Pierce weighed in: 'Oh, have I?' 

The host added: 'We were keeping a secret, maybe I'll just let it go, and if you spotted what the spoiler was then well done.' 

Holly Willoughby et al. sitting at a table: Slip-up: The 65-year-old looked his usual dashing self in a dapper two-piece suit for his appearance when host Phillip Schofield revealed that the former James Bond actor shared a massive plot detail while discussing the film © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Slip-up: The 65-year-old looked his usual dashing self in a dapper two-piece suit for his appearance when host Phillip Schofield revealed that the former James Bond actor shared a massive plot detail while discussing the film

Adding to the slip-up, Phil's co-host Holly Willoughby said: 'Lots of people will be winding back now.'

Unsure about what he said, the Irish actor added: 'They told us we can’t talk about this, we can’t talk about that. It's a movie'.

Pierce Brosnan wearing a suit and tie: Movie time: Speaking of the movie's story, Pierce explained: 'Its how Meryl [Streep] met Sam, Harry and it's delightful – there's much more meat on the bone on this one. 'I think it's as good as, if not better than, the last one' © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Movie time: Speaking of the movie's story, Pierce explained: 'Its how Meryl [Streep] met Sam, Harry and it's delightful – there's much more meat on the bone on this one. 'I think it's as good as, if not better than, the last one' The television favourites then moved swiftly on to discuss Cher’s cameo in the movie musical which Amanda, who is reprising her role as Sophie, gushed over the pop icon's presence on set.

She shared: 'She was the person we were missing in the first one we didn't know who we were missing.'

a group of people sitting at a table in front of a window: Stunned: Looking concerned, Phillip said: 'I don't think you realise Pierce that you've just done a little bit of a spoiler.' To which, a bemused Pierce weighed in: 'Oh, have I?' © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Stunned: Looking concerned, Phillip said: 'I don't think you realise Pierce that you've just done a little bit of a spoiler.' To which, a bemused Pierce weighed in: 'Oh, have I?'

While Pierce chimed in: 'She was amazing, there was such a crackle of anticipation before she came in, and there she was, Cher'. 

However, the spoiler appeared to go over This Morning viewers' heads and many took to social media to ask what was mentioned.      

a woman smiling for the camera: Details: The television favourites then moved swiftly on to discuss Cher’s cameo in the movie musical which Amanda, who is reprising her role as Sophie, gushed over the pop icon's presence on set © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Details: The television favourites then moved swiftly on to discuss Cher’s cameo in the movie musical which Amanda, who is reprising her role as Sophie, gushed over the pop icon's presence on set One viewer asked: 'Well I have rewound twice now, and still didnt hear any spoilers!! #ThisMorning #MammaMia.'  

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'What was the spoiler !! #ThisMorning,' another posted. 'What was the spoiler #thismorning #mamamia2'.

© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited A viewer asked: 'What was that mama Mia spoiler? Am I missing something? #thismorning.' 

a man reading a book: Spoiled? However, the spoiler appeared to go over This Morning viewers' heads and many took to social media to ask what was mentioned © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Spoiled? However, the spoiler appeared to go over This Morning viewers' heads and many took to social media to ask what was mentioned Another chimed in: 'What’s the spoiler? I completely missed it - even after rewinding! @thismorning @hollywills @Schofe #MammaMia2 #ThisMorning.'  

The pair are set to be seen next in hugely popular on-screen adaptation of Mamma Mia! is set to hit UK cinemas on July 20.

Amanda Seyfried et al. posing for the camera: It's back: The pair are set to be seen next in hugely popular on-screen adaptation of Mamma Mia! is set to hit UK cinemas on July 20 © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited It's back: The pair are set to be seen next in hugely popular on-screen adaptation of Mamma Mia! is set to hit UK cinemas on July 20 Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again's release comes 10 years after the first film, which grossed over $600million (£444million) in the box office, and while the original cast are back in force, they will be joined by a host of new arrivals.

The movie, produced again by Judy Craymer and Gary Goetzman, is written and directed by Ol Parker, based on the original story by Richard Curtis, Catherine Johnson, Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus.

a group of people standing in a room: Stars: The new stars of the franchise include Lily James as a young Donna, played originally by Meryl Streep, while Young Rosie and Young Tanya are played by Alexa Davies and Jessica Keenan Wynn respectively © Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Stars: The new stars of the franchise include Lily James as a young Donna, played originally by Meryl Streep, while Young Rosie and Young Tanya are played by Alexa Davies and Jessica Keenan Wynn respectively The new stars of the franchise include Lily James as a young Donna, played originally by Meryl Streep, while Young Rosie and Young Tanya are played by Alexa Davies and Jessica Keenan Wynn respectively.

Related: 20 sequels and prequels that were better than the original (Provider: Yardbarker)

New and improved: A number of sequels and prequels are hitting theaters this summer. “Oceans 8,” “Deadpool 2,” “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” and “Incredibles 2” have already been released, while “The First Purge” (July 4), “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation” (July 13), “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” (July 20) and “Mission: Impossible - Fallout” (July 27) are still to come. Although many movie fans groan at this type of news due to the poor track record of these films, that’s not always the case. To prove this point (and provide a little hope), here are 20 sequels and prequels that were better than the original. 20 sequels and prequels that were better than the original

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