Reese Witherspoon will produce and star in a new marriage comedy

We called it: 2022 is the year of romantic comedy. From new series and movies giving us modern takes on the fan-favorite trope, to bestselling book lists constantly giving us the romantic tales we crave, it looks like fans of the genre (read: us) are having a blast right now. .

And it’s not just the content that takes us by surprise, it’s the fact that we get a slew of returning familiar faces. Sandra Bullock left us laughing The lost cityJulia Robert’ ticket to paradise is already the summer rom-com we can’t wait to watch, and while it’s not a rom-com, Cameron Diaz’s return to Hollywood has us hoping for a “enemies of lovers” storyline in his next Netflix movie.

Reese Witherspoon joins the recent wave of actresses returning to the beloved romantic comedy.

Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon isn’t just starring in Amazon’s new wedding comedy, she’s also producing it.

Witherspoon was last seen on our screens in Small fires everywhere, The morning show and big little lies, but she’s been busy working behind the scenes on some of our most beloved projects. His production company, Hello Sunshine, brings us the long-awaited adaptation of Where the Crawdads sing with Daisy Edgar-Jones, the musical drama series Daisy Jones and the six and adaptation of Dolly Parton’s bestseller Run, Rose, Run. She’s also set to make her big comeback in the Netflix rom-com Your place or mine next to Grey’s Anatomyby Jesse Williams and Ashton Kutcher.

So it’s safe to say that Witherspoon has been an extremely busy woman and this latest film is just another example of that. The as-yet-unnamed film has been acquired by Amazon in what appears to be a very intense battle between streaming platforms.

Will Ferrell
Will Ferrell will also star and produce the new Amazon movie.

The film has been described as a “wedding comedy” and while plot details are a closely guarded secret at this time, we do know that these are two weddings that are booked at the same location on the same weekend. -end. Talk about a nightmare, right?

Could we get bride wars vibes or will it be bliss forever?

Witherspoon stars in the film alongside Will Ferrell, who is currently filming for Greta Gerwig Barbie film. But the duo will not just star in it, they are both producing the film under their respective banners. Ferrell’s Gloria Sanchez banner is responsible for Netflix dead to me so we can’t wait to see what jokes await us here.

The Untitled Amazon Project is directed and co-produced by Nick Stoller. Stoller’s new gay romantic comedy, Brotherswhich he directed and co-wrote with star Billy Eichner, is due out in September and is already generating a good deal of excitement.

While we may not know exactly what this new film is about, we hope the movie gives us a laugh for a minute. And Reese Witherspoon, of course.

We know it will stream on Amazon, although we haven’t yet heard any news of a title, premise, other casting details, or release date. We’ll be sure to let you know as soon as we know more.

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