All we know so far

The revival of romantic comedies is in full swing this year with its latest addition to the list, forced marriage.

Directed by Jason Moorethe same guy who headlined movie comedies like Perfect tone Y sistersthe upcoming American movie is unlike any other romantic comedy in that it blends suspense and action into the mix.

Protagonist Jennifer Lopez Y Josh Duhamelthe film shows you everything that could go wrong on one of the most important days of your life.

This is what we know about forced marriage so far.

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the trailer of forced marriage was released by Prime Video on October 4, 2022. The clip introduces us to the beautiful couple from the film, Darcy (Jennifer Lopez) and Tom (Josh Duhamel), who are about to celebrate their dream wedding on the island. . Of course, no special day is complete without the couple’s eccentric families, a handsome ex on the guest list, and cold feet, but it’s probably just butterflies.


Things take a 180 degree turn when a group of dangerous pirates show up uninvited, hijacking the wedding procession and causing total chaos. Darcy and Tom, however, are not going to go down without a fight. From carrying a live grenade into the dense forest to firing a shotgun from the roof of their car, the pair must join hands to save their loved ones before it’s too late.

What is the shotgun wedding about?

This is the official synopsis of forced marriage:

“In Shotgun Wedding, Darcy (Jennifer Lopez) and Tom (Josh Duhamel) reunite their lovable but highly opinionated families for the ultimate destination wedding, just as the couple starts to get cold feet. And if that wasn’t enough of a threat to the celebration, suddenly everyone’s lives are in danger when the entire group is taken hostage. “Til death do us part” takes on a whole new meaning in this hilarious, adrenaline-fueled adventure in which Darcy and Tom must save the ones they love, if they don’t kill each other first.”

Where and when can you see Shotgun Wedding?

forced marriage will be available for streaming exclusively on Prime Video on January 27, 2023.

The romantic comedy was originally scheduled for a Lionsgate theatrical release on June 29, 2022. But plans changed when Amazon Studios picked up the film rights in March 2022.

When did production on Shotgun Wedding begin?

plans for forced marriage were first announced on January 19, 2019. Along with the director, Moore is a writer hammer markknown for his work in two night stand. Notable names like Liz Merwether, david hobermanY Todd Liebermann they also participate in the production of the film. Initially, Ryan Reynolds was scheduled to start on the film through his production company Maximum Effort. In October 2020, López, along with benny medina Y Elaine Goldsmith-Thomashe also participated as producers through Nuyorican Productions.

News of the film’s casting was first announced on October 27, 2020, with Lopez playing shotgun weddings female lead. Reynolds was no longer part of the project and was instead replaced by cocked hammer. However, due to accusations of abuse against him, Hammer left the project. Hammer was soon replaced by Duhamel. Later, the casting has been confirmed for sonia braga Y Jennifer Coolidgefollowed by Lenny Kravitz, D’Arcy Carden, Cheech Marin, Selena Tan, Alex Mallari Jr., Desmin Borges, Callie Hernandez, Y Steve Coulter.

Filming was supposed to start in the summer of 2019, but was eventually rescheduled for February 22, 2021. Filming took place in Boston and the Dominican Republic. Principal photography ended on April 22, 2021.

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Who is in the cast and crew of Shotgun Wedding?

Jennifer Lopez plays Darcy, the bride-to-be who is about to celebrate the wedding of her life. A triple threat entertainer, Lopez is no stranger to the world of acting, from wholesome rom-coms like Employee in Manhattan to exciting thrillers like Anaconda. Josh Duhamel plays her future husband, Tom, who you may have seen on the transformers franchise. He also has an extensive portfolio of romantic comedies, appearing in films in when in rome Y life as we know it.

Sônia Braga will play Renata; Braga is a seasoned professional, with acclaimed performances in The kiss of spider women Y Moon over Parador. In the meantime, the white lotus very own Jennifer Coolidge stars like Carol. The recent Emmy Award winner cemented her name in pop culture thanks to her role as Jeanine “Stifler’s Mom” ​​Stifler on the american foot franchise and most notably as Paulette Bonafonté Parcelle in the Legally Blonde film series Despite playing supporting roles, Braga and Coolidge have the acting chops and style to excel on film.

The star-studded lineup also includes familiar faces like American singer-songwriter Lenny Kravitz with Sean. Cheech & Chong’s Cheech Marin plays Robert, while D’Arcy Carden of the good place stars like Harriet. Singaporean actress Selena Tan, who acted in crazy rich asians, joins the cast as Marge. Other cast members include Desmin Borges, Alex Mallari Jr., Callie Hernandez, Steve Coulter, Maria del Mar FernandezY Hector Gonzalez.

Movies like Shotgun Wedding that you can watch now

Ready or Not: another movie that is based on a wedding gone wrong, Ready or Not follow Grace (Samara weaving) that you are about to have a wedding night that you will not forget. Unaware that her new family has sinister plans, Grace must do whatever it takes to escape the hellish tradition of manhunting before her in-laws devilishly trap her.

kill bill: when the bride (umma thurman) the wedding ceremony turns into a disastrous bloodbath, she concocts a revenge plan to get back at her baby’s dad. Directed by Quentin Tarantino, kill bill he indulges his sharp jokes and draws inspiration from kung fu action movies, with a bloody twist.

Bridesmaids: Every bride needs her bridesmaids to put her back together. But if you have a bunch of bridesmaids like Lillian’s (maya rodolfo), you may find yourself in a hilarious whirlwind of poor decisions and petty, unnecessary rivalries. Just make sure they don’t ruin the wedding!

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