Jennifer Lopez Says ‘I Do’ in New Rom-Com

Rom-Com Nation! The queen of romantic comedies is back! Jennifer Lopez (Maid in Manhattan, The Wedding Planner) returns to the big screen in the new romantic film Marry Me. It’s almost Valentine’s Day and J.Lo is delivering cinematic happily-ever-after vibes.

Lopez plays Kat Valdez, a pop superstar who is about to marry pop sensation Bastian, played by Colombian singer Maluma. The wedding of her dreams is streaming live worldwide to millions of fans when a surprising plot twist, involving Owen Wilson’s character, math teacher Charlie Gilbert, changes EVERYTHING! The wedding shake up sparks an unlikely connection and gives viewers all the happy feels.

Love is in the air and Lopez fans are more than ready for the singer-actress to dazzle in another romantic comedy. The pop superstar flexes her vocals in original songs with global singer Maluma on the movie’s soundtrack. The songs are catchy, and the performances are super fun to watch.

Marry Me has the ingredients of a classic rom-com but with a modern, laid back flow. Lopez and Wilson (Wedding Crashers) slide back in the love-comedy genre with ease. Together, they add a nice mix of charm that makes you root for their characters. 

Marry Me is a rom-com lover’s dream. It’s sweetly predictable, fun, has entertaining celeb cameos and guarantees a happy ending. The film’s romantic pace is slow, but viewers will appreciation its calculated timing. Overall, Marry Me is a fairytale that warms the heart, where love ultimately wins.

Marry Me opens in theaters and streams on Peacock Valentine’s Day weekend on Friday, Feb 11.

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Cheryl Grant

Cheryl Grant is a film critic and entertainment industry veteran who has been heard on the airwaves of The Tom Joyner Morning Show and Radio One stations across the country. Follow her on Instagram at: @news2cher.

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