With Shotgun Wedding as its newest entry, the rom-com revolution is in full swing this year.
The next American film is unlike any previous rom-com, fusing thriller and action into the mix, and is directed by Jason Moore, the same person who oversaw cinematic comedic mainstays like Pitch Perfect and Sisters.
The film, starring Josh Duhamel and Jennifer Lopez, depicts every scenario that might go wrong on one of the most important days of your life.
Here is everything we currently know about Shotgun Wedding.
Shotgun Wedding Release date
On January 27, 2023, Shotgun Wedding will be exclusively streamable on Prime Video.
Originally, Lionsgate planned to release the romantic comedy in theatres on June 29, 2022. However, plans were when Amazon Studios bought the movie’s rights in March 2022. The initial announcement of Shotgun Wedding’s project was out on January 19, 2019. Mark Hammer, a writer best known for his work on Two Night Stand, will be working with filmmaker Moore. The movie’s production includes luminaries like Todd Lieberman, David Hoberman, and Liz Meriwether. Initially, Ryan Reynolds’ production company, Maximum Effort, had planned for him to begin acting in the film. Through Nuyorican Productions, Lopez, Benny Medina, and Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas contributed as producers in October 2020. The start of filming was initially ready for the summer of 2019. However, it was ultimately went to February 22, 2021. Boston and the Dominican Republic both saw the shooting. On April 22, 2021, principal photography came to a close.
The cast of Shotgun Wedding
On October 27, 2020, it was out that Jennifer Lopez would portray the female lead in Shotgun Wedding. Reynolds was no longer with the project; Armie Hammer took her place. Hammer left the project, though, after charges of abuse were against him. Duhamel soon took Hammer’s place. Lenny Kravitz, D’Arcy Carden, Cheech Marin, Selena Tan, Alex Mallari Jr., Desmin Borges, Callie Hernandez, and Steve Coulter were in after Sônia Braga and Jennifer Coolidge. Darcy, the upcoming bride who is going to experience the wedding of her dreams, is by Jennifer Lopez.
Lopez has acted in everything from sweet rom-coms like Maid in Manhattan to suspenseful thrillers like Anaconda, a triple threat in the entertainment industry. You may have seen Josh Duhamel in the Transformers series plays her future husband, Tom. He has also appeared in romantic comedy films, including When in Rome and Life as We Know It.
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Sônia Braga, a seasoned professional who received praise for her roles in Kiss of the Spider Woman and Moon over Parador, will play Renata. Carol is by The White Lotus’ own Jennifer Coolidge. The most recent Emmy Award winner made a reputation for herself in popular culture through her performances as Paulette Bonafonté Parcelle in the Legally Blonde movie series and Jeanine “Stifler’s Mom” Stifler in the American Pie franchise.
Braga and Coolidge possess the acting talent and flare to stand out in the film while playing supporting roles. In addition to famous names, the schedule has well-known performers like American singer-songwriter Lenny Kravitz with Sean. Cheech Marin of Cheech & Chong portrays Robert, and D’Arcy Carden of A Good Place describes Harriet. Marge is played by Singaporean actress Selena Tan, who also appeared in Crazy Rich Asians. Desmin Borges, Alex Mallari Jr., Callie Hernandez, Steve Coulter, Mara del Mar Fernández, and Héctor Gonz are other cast members.
The plot of Shotgun Wedding
The official summary of Shotgun Wedding is as follows:
“In Shotgun Wedding, when the couple starts to have second thoughts, Darcy (Jennifer Lopez) and Tom (Josh Duhamel) gather their adoring but fiercely opinionated family for the ideal destination wedding. And if it weren’t enough to jeopardize the party, the entire gathering is suddenly becomes hostage, putting everyone’s life in peril. In this humorous, action-packed adventure, “‘Til Death Do Us Part” takes on a new meaning as Darcy and Tom must save their loved ones—if they don’t murder each other first.
On October 4, 2022, Prime Video released the Shotgun Wedding trailer. Darcy (Jennifer Lopez) and Tom (Josh Duhamel), who are ready to get in a marriage on their ideal island, are here in the clip. Of course, no particular day would be complete without the couple’s odd families, a hot ex on the guest list, and cold feet, but those are probably the butterflies. When a band of threatening pirates unexpectedly shows up, they completely wreck the situation by hijacking the wedding procession. But Darcy and Tom won’t give up without a fight. The pair must work together to save their loved ones before it’s too late, doing everything from lugging a live grenade across a thick forest to shooting a shotgun from their car top.
A shotgun wedding can be found where ?
On January 27, 2023, Shotgun Wedding will debut on Prime Video. Amazon Prime memberships include access to Prime Video, but you can also sign up for Prime Video on its own for a free 30-day trial.
Armie Hammer left the shotgun wedding for what reason ?
A new actor will play the part. Following the appearance of leaked messages on an Instagram account with the name House of Effie that purportedly detailed the star’s sex life, including a purported interest in cannibalism and dreams of rape, Hammer decided to abandon the project.
What film starring JLO and Armie Hammer was planned ?
Hammer has called the remarks and the social media backlash to them a violent and fraudulent online attack. The Social Network and Call Me By Your Name star Hammer was to co-star with Lopez in the action comedy Shotgun Wedding.
What is going on with Armie Hammer ?
Early in 2021, Armie Hammer’s life started to fall apart. After just announcing his divorce from his wife of 10 years, with whom he shares two young children, the actor with the seemingly ideal life ignited a media whirlwind with incendiary social media remarks about Hammer’s sexual preferences.