Jennifer Lopez’s destination wedding goes awry
shotgun wedding took on a whole new meaning in Amazon’s latest trailer featuring Jennifer Lopez and Josh Duhamel. The trailer perfectly packs thriller, action, and romance with comedy at a destination wedding. From inviting an ex to a freak-in-law to pirates hijacking the wedding, the Jason Moore-directed functionality seems to cover all the grounds of what can go wrong in a marriage.
The upcoming feature will see Lopez and Duhamel as fiances Darcy and Tom, who get cold feet after guests arrive for their perfect wedding, but must save their loved ones from pirates when things go wrong on their wedding day. The Perfect director Moore brought his signature comedic elements even into the action sequences and that seems to make the film a great watch. The previously revealed footage gives us another look at the hilarious couple and their very opinionated families, and the new trailer does a good job of elaborating on those dynamics with relatable events.
The film was first announced in 2020 starring Lopez and Armie Hammer ready to lead. However, after the upsetting allegations surrounding the latter began to circulate, Hammer pulled out of the project. Following his departure, the Transformers star was cast and he showed off impeccable chemistry with Lopez in the trailer. In addition to A-list stars, the feature also features Jennifer Coolidge, Sonia Braga, Selena Tan, Callie Hernandez, D’Arcy Carden, Cheech Marinand Lenny Kravitz. With a stellar all-star cast having incredible comedic chops, the film looks hilarious and is the kind of popcorn entertainer that popcorn fans would expect.
Moore is directing with a script written by Mark Hammer (Two night stand) and Liz Meriwether (new girl). from Mandeville Todd Liberman and David Hoberman produced the feature film under the banner. Lopez also produces under his Nuyorican Productions alongside his partners Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas and Benny Medina.
shotgun wedding will premiere on Prime Video on January 27, 2023. In the meantime, you can check out the new trailer and synopsis below:
In Shotgun Wedding, Darcy (Jennifer Lopez) and Tom (Josh Duhamel) bring their adorable but very opinionated families together for the ultimate destination wedding, just when the couple start getting cold feet. And as if that weren’t enough to threaten the celebration, everyone’s life is suddenly in danger when the whole party is held hostage. “Til Death Do Us Part” takes on a whole new meaning in this hilarious, adrenaline-pumping adventure as Darcy and Tom must save their loved ones, if not kill each other first.