Hollywood is going to witness a new body swap comedy film by Max Barbakow with the best casting ever.
The upcoming film produced by LuckyChap Entertainment, the production label of Margot Robbie, Tom Ackerley, and Josey McNamara will feature Hollywood darlings Julia Roberts and Jennifer Aniston in the leading roles.
As of the latest updates, it is confirmed that the sweethearts will team up for the upcoming comedy project.
In an auction held for the streaming of the upcoming project of the two stars of Hollywood, Amazon Studios won the ticket competing with four other major studios.
In addition to LuckyChap Entertainment, the upcoming untitled project will be produced by Roberts and her Red Om Films banner, Aniston’s Echo Films, and Barbakow.
The Latest Update From The Team
From the latest updates given out by the team, the actors will swap their bodies in the film, and will undoubtedly be a blockbuster comedy.
Both actresses are known for their killing comedies and have proven that no one else could replace them for the roles.
The forthcoming project will be based on the original pitch by the director and no further details are revealed yet, all that the viewers know is that something special is cooking up behind the screen with very special and unique casting.
Until today, no further details like the plot, title, or other casting are let out other than the major casts, direction, production, etc.
As the audience has already witnessed the teaming up of the queens earlier in the 2016 American romantic dramedy film, Mother’s Day by Garry Marshall, there is no doubt that the film will be a must-watch.
Also, currently, audiences are much into comedies which is clear from the box office success of Ol Parker’s 2022 romantic comedy film, Ticket to Paradise, starring George Clooney and Julia Roberts, and the Nee brothers’ 2022 American action-adventure comedy film, The Lost City starring Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum. Both these movies have individually grossed over $150 million worldwide collection.
Max Barbakow, the director of the upcoming project has presented his feature directorial debut with the 2020 American science fiction romantic comedy film, Palm Springs.
The film premiered in the world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 26, 2020, and was later released through Hulu and finally in selected theatres. Palm Springs received great appraisals from critics all over the world for its concept and casting.
The film even received two nominations at the 78th Golden Globe Awards for the categories, Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy and Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy. It was even accoladed as the Best Comedy at the 26th Critics’ Choice Awards.
The announcement for the untitled body swap comedy comes months after the premiere of Julia Roberts’ recent success ‘Ticket to Paradise’ starring alongside her long term best friend George Clooney as they star as divorced husband and wife.
The film has received great reviews and an 87% audience score on Rotten Tomatoes. The lead cast of the film, Roberts, commented that she believes the movie will be more like a terrible one.
She added that the filming was so fun and the friend’s duo, Cooney and herself, had a good time shooting the entertainer that they believed would be a great success.
On the other hand, Aniston is all set for her upcoming comedy mystery film, Murder Mystery 2 directed by Jeremy Garelick alongside Adam Sandler. The film is a sequel to the 2019 film Murder Mystery with the same casting.
Earlier this week, Netflix released a debut trailer for the film portraying the two detectives who are all set to set up their own private agency.
During the premiere of Aniston’s and Robert’s first film together, Mother’s Day, Aniston revealed that she was intimidated by Roberts.
She exclaimed that “It’s Julia Roberts! Oh my gosh!” She even remarked that the filming was a different experience and that they both made numerous mistakes like calling out the real names while filming.
The forthcoming film by Max Barbakow brings back the Hollywood sweethearts on screen together after years.
As the duo is coming up again and it will be for sure a blockbuster entertainer that is worth waiting for. So, until then, let’s just anticipate more updates from the team any time sooner.
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