The dynamism, laughter and madness of the film Shotgun wedding They have once again convinced Jennifer López to take part in a romantic comedy, explained the actress and singer herself to EFE, who enjoyed “a lot” while filming the action scenes.
“I think people know I’m a romantic and a lot of these movies have to do with weddings, but this one in particular is really unlike anything I’ve done. It has adventure and action and a lot of comedy.” said the actress.
The film premiering this Friday (January 27) on the Prime Video streaming platform follows the story of Tom, played by Josh Duhamel– and Darcy (López), a middle-aged couple who decide to get married on an island in the Philippines in the company of their relatives.
Tom is a man full of details who aspires to a dream wedding, while Darcy, who would have preferred a solitary ceremony with her fiancé, distances himself from the typical desperate perfectionist bride who wants to have everything under control.
“In real life I like to get involved, I’m a little more like Tom, I’m not a bridezilla (crazy about marriage) but I’m more involved in the details,” said López, who recently She married actor Ben Affleck.
Guest of honor?
The marriage plans of the protagonists get complicated after the arrival of Sean, the nice and seemingly perfect ex-boyfriend of Darcy played by singer Lenny Kravitz.
Kravitz, who has been part of movies like valuable Y The Hunger Gameshe accepted the role to get out of the “surreal” experience that the confinement of the pandemic meant for him.
And he felt his character was “sort of a ridiculed version” of him, which is why he found it fun to be a part of the Jason Moore-directed project.
“I liked the character of Sean because he’s not what he seems and ultimately turns out to be different than what you might think he is,” said the singer.
Tom and Darcy will have to reconsider If it is true that they want to spend the rest of their lives together as they fight against some pirates who kidnapped their family and try to steal all their money.
They will also face persecution, knife fights and gunfights she wears her gown and wedding dress, respectively.
An explosive cast
The cast is completed by the recent Golden Globe winner Jennifer Coolidge (The White Lotus), comic Cheech Marine (From dusk to dusk), Steve Coulter (She-Hulk), D’Arcy Carden (other people) Y Callie Hernandez (La La Land).
“It was so exciting to go to work, every day was different and there was always something physical and exciting to do. The cast was incredible. All of which made it one of the films I’ve enjoyed making the most in my career” . said Duhamel.
For her part, Coolidge, who plays Darcy’s clueless mother-in-law, confessed that her favorite part of the film was having the opportunity to grab a gun and become a “bad girl.”
of weapons to take
“Even when you know it’s not live bullets, it’s dangerous, and as a woman the prospect of having a gun in your hands makes you feel like a real bad girl for a second,” she said. Coolidge who learned to use an AK-47 during filming.
Finally, Cheech Marin believes that weddings will continue to have some craziness, to a lesser or greater extent than the film presents.
“It’s the most important commitment you’re ever going to make in your life — unless you make it 27 times — because you’re trusting someone else with your life and you don’t know what’s going to happen next, and that’s scary,” she said. concluded.
Charles Hurd is an entertainment journalist for News Rebeat. He brings a fresh and engaging voice to the world of pop culture, covering the latest developments in film, television, music, and more.