A highly anticipated sketch featuring the cast of “Love Actually” will not pay tribute to the late cast member Alan Rickman, the film’s director confirmed to the press.

“You know dealing with Alan is very complicated so not really,” Richard Curtis told the Press Association.

Rickman passed away from cancer in January of 2016 after a short battle with the disease.

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“Love Actually”, which premiered in November of 2003, followed the lives of eight couples living in London as they dealt with the hustle and bustle of life during the holiday season.

Rickman played the role of married design agency director Harry, who was also being seduced by a fetching co-worker, Mia, at his office.

“We’re not doing everyone. We’re doing about two-thirds of people,” said Curtis, offering an explanation as to why a Rickman tribute will not occur in the short 10-minute filmed sketch for the U.K.’s annual Red Nose Day charity telethon.

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Emma Thompson, who played the role of Harry’s wife, Karen, will also not be appearing in the sketch. “Em isn’t in it. She just can’t do it,” added Curtis.

Keira Knightley, Colin Firth, Liam Neeson, Bill Nighy, Andrew Lincoln, Martine McCutcheon and Rowan Atkinson, however, are all set to appear in the 10-minute short film, titled “Red Nose Day Actually”, which is slated to air March 25 on NBC.