Again in her romantic comedy groove to wreck one more marriage ceremony, Julia Roberts is correct the place she belongs in “Ticket To Paradise.”
Oh, and George Clooney is returning to the style, too, with the previous costars enjoying a bitterly divorced couple who staff as much as thwart their daughter’s upcoming nuptials.
Within the first trailer for the movie from director Ol Parker ― answerable for one other future Criterion Assortment contender “Mamma Mia! Right here We Go Once more” ― Clooney and Roberts cross paths on a flight to Bali, the place their daughter Lily (Kaitlyn Dever) has chosen to get married throughout a post-graduation journey.
“Worst 19 years of my life,” Clooney remarks upon first laying eyes on Roberts.
“We have been solely married for 5,” she shoots again, to which he responds, “I’m together with the restoration.”
Exuding some throwback rom-com magic, the 2 briefly resolve to name a truce, as they concoct schemes to trick Lily into dumping her future husband, together with stealing the couple’s marriage ceremony rings.
However, in the end, we’re right here to see two titans exude most ranges of allure in a tropical locale. And they also do, because the pair swim with dolphins, throw again pictures collectively and tear up a dance ground ― all whereas deliciously hurling insults one another’s manner. Basic will-they-won’t-they-get-back-together hijinks naturally guarantee.
Clooney and Roberts beforehand starred collectively in “Ocean’s Eleven,” “Ocean’s Twelve” and “Cash Monster.”
Clooney, who hasn’t appeared in a conventional rom-com since 1996′s “One Tremendous Day,” mentioned the 2 stars had the “time of their lives” working collectively once more.
“On this one Julia and I simply get to be imply to one another within the funniest manner, and the minute I learn it I known as Julia, and I mentioned, ‘Did you get this?’ and she or he mentioned, ‘Yeah,’ and I mentioned ‘Are you going to do it?’ and she or he goes ’Are you going to do it? and I mentioned, ‘Yeah, when you do it,’” he advised Deadline. “So, it was simply a kind of very fortunate issues.”
Roberts, in the meantime, mentioned it was “pleasure to play in that sandbox” once more after taking a 20-year break from rom-coms.
“If I had learn one thing that I assumed was that “Notting Hill” stage of writing or “My Greatest Pal’s Wedding ceremony” stage of madcap enjoyable, I’d do it. They didn’t exist till this film,” she mentioned of the upcoming flick in a current interview. “George felt it solely labored with me. One way or the other we have been each capable of do it, and off we went.”
“Ticket to Paradise,” which additionally stars Billie Lourd, Lucas Bravo, and Maxime Bouttier, hits theaters Oct. 21. Watch the trailer beneath.