Jennifer Lopez, the romantic comedy ‘Shotgun Wedding’, in theaters next summer
“Shotgun Wedding,” a romantic comedy starring Jennifer Lopez and Josh Duhamel, hits the big screen next summer.
The Lionsgate movie is scheduled for release on June 29, 2022.
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In “Shotgun Wedding,” Darcy (Lopez) and Tom (Duhamel) gather their families for a destination wedding. But as the couple start to get cold feet, the whole wedding party is taken hostage, giving new meaning to the phrase “until death do us part”.
Armie Hammer was previously scheduled to star alongside Lopez, but he dropped the film in January amid allegations of sexual abuse and controversy on social media. Shortly after Hammer dropped out, “Shotgun Wedding” began production and wrapped up filming several months earlier this week.
Jason Moore directed “Shotgun Wedding,” which was written by “New Girl” creator Elizabeth Meriwether and Mark Hammer. The film also stars Jennifer Coolidge, Lenny Kravitz and Cheech Marin.
Lionsgate has also set the release dates for two other titles: “The Protégé” will open on August 20, 2021 and “White Bird: A Wonder Story” will be released on September 16, 2022.
“The Protégé,” (previously titled “The Asset”), stars Samuel L. Jackson, Michael Keaton and Maggie Q. The story centers on Anna (Q), who was saved as a child by the legendary assassin. Moody (Jackson) and trains to become the most skilled hitman in the world. But when Moody is brutally murdered, Anna takes revenge and finds herself entangled in a cat-and-mouse game with an enigmatic killer (Keaton).
“White Bird: A Wonder Story” is based on the book by RJ Palacio, whose previous novel “Wonder” became a commercial success for Lionsgate. The upcoming adaptation is set in the same cinematic universe as “Wonder” and tells the story of Julian Albans, an elementary school bully. After leaving school, he is visited by his grandmother (Helen Mirren) from Paris and turns into recounting his experience as a young girl in Nazi-occupied France.
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