Universal Delays Jennifer Lopez-Owen Wilson led Marry Me until 2022
Just months after the film was released by three months, Universal decided to put a major delay on the romantic comedy starring Jennifer Lopez and Owen Wilson Marry me from May 2021 to Valentine’s Day weekend 2022.
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Kat Valdez (Lopez) is half the sexiest celebrity power couple in the world with hot new music supernova Bastian (Maluma making his feature film debut). As Kat and Bastian’s inevitable hit single “Marry Me” climbs the charts, they get married in front of their fans in a ceremony broadcast across multiple platforms.
Divorced math teacher Charlie Gilbert (Owen Wilson) was pulled to the concert by his daughter Lou (Chloe Coleman, HBO’s) Big little lies) and his best friend (Sarah Silverman, Ralph breaks the internet). When Kat learns seconds before the ceremony that Bastian has cheated on her with her assistant, her life turns to the left as she collapses on stage and questions love, truth and loyalty. As her wafer-thin world falls away, she closes her eyes with a stranger – a face in the crowd.
If what you know lets you down, then what you may not know is the answer, and so in a moment of inspired madness, Kat decides to marry Charlie. What begins as an impulsive response turns into an unexpected romance. But when forces conspire to separate them, the universal question arises: Can two people from such different worlds bridge the gap between them and build a place where they both belong?
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Marry me is led by Kat Coiro (FX’s) it’s always sunny in Philadelphia, Netflix Dead to me) from a screenplay by John Rogers (TNT’s The librarians) and Tami Sagher (NBC’s 30 skirt) and Harper Dill (Fox’s Mick) based on the graphic novel by Bobby Crosby. The film is directed by Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas (Hustlers, Maid in Manhattan), Jennifer Lopez, Benny Medina (Hustlers, NBCs The Prince of Bel-Air) and John Rogers. The executive producers for the film are Alex Brown, Willie Mercer, Pamela Thur and JB Roberts.
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