Contrary to rumors suggesting in any other case, a sequel to Nancy Meyers’ “The Holiday” is not within the works. But we do have one other house-swapping rom-com from a girl director to look ahead to. A trailer simply launched for Reese Witherspoon-starrer “Your Place or Mine.” Penned and helmed by “The Devil Wears Prada” scribe Aline Brosh McKenna, the pic tells the story of two long-distance BFFs, and complete opposites, who determine to swap homes and lives for per week. Peter (Ashton Kutcher) can sense that Debbie (Witherspoon), a single mother, is in dire want of a break. “You need help. Let me help,” he insists within the spot. The plan is for him to come back to LA for per week and deal with Debbie’s son whereas she stays at Peter’s house in NYC for some much-needed relaxation and rest.
Debbie and Peter have been pals for 20 years, however they didn’t begin off as buddies. The spot reveals that they connected means again when, however determined they had been higher off conserving issues platonic. “My mom always says you’re terrible with women,” Debbie’s son (Wesley Kimmel) tells Peter.
Asked by a brand new good friend (Zoe Chao) what her love life is like, Debbie responds, “sort of like an old ghost town.” But issues don’t keep that means. She meets a man (Jesse Williams) and begins to fall for him. Things get difficult when Debbie begins to suspect that Peter could also be focused on greater than friendship along with her.
Witherspoon received an Oscar for “Walk the Line” and acquired a nod for “Wild.” She netted an Emmy for her work as an exec producer on “Big Little Lies.” The budding mogul’s upcoming slate features a third installment of the “Legally Blonde” franchise.
“Your Place or Mine” marks Brosh McKenna’s function directorial debut. She helmed 4 episodes of The CW’s “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” a musical comedy sequence she co-created with star Rachel Bloom.
“Your Place or Mine” hits Netflix February 10. Bloom and “One Mississippi” alumna Tig Notaro co-star.