In the years since Jennifer Lopezbreakthrough acting role of Selena, the polyphonic megastar has churned out blockbuster romantic comedies, worked with critically acclaimed filmmakers and actors, and made the most money at the same time. praise action her career for 2019 Hustlers, with a performance that many fans still believe should have earned her an Oscar nomination. However, throughout all of those projects — not to mention the many albums, tours, and side businesses along the way — Lopez had secretly hoped for another movie, like Selena, that would combine her love of music. With Marry me, her upcoming romantic comedy due Kat Coiro and costs Owen Wilson, Lopez has done it.
“I always dreamed of making an album with a movie,” said Lopez Vanity Fair same day Marry meThe trailer of (below) is out. “This is my first time making a movie with music since Selena, and for that movie, they used Selena’s voice. This is my first time doing every aspect of music, and it’s been so much fun doing it. “
Lopez plays Kat Valdez, an international recording star engaged to Bastian, another famous musician (played by Colombian singer Maluma). The two stars, whose romance is widely seen as chatty, plan to get married on stage during a concert — only for Kat to realize minutes before the ceremony that Bastian has been unfaithful. In a leap of faith, Lopez’s Kat dragged a random person out of the audience (Owen Wilson) and asked him to marry her instead.
While the romantic plot is clearly fictional, there are many elements about the character and her journey that resonate with Lopez.
“This movie is very personal to me,” Lopez said. “I have really understood this life. Kat Valdez is a recording artist. She has been famous and in business for a long time. She has had some ups and downs in her personal life. Kat is strong and confident. She is a business woman. She is a boss. But she is also just someone who feels lonely all the time, needs love and wants to feel like a home.”
In a private conversation, Koira said Vanity Fair she was surprised by “how much percentage Jennifer brought to this role. You can see there are similarities between Kat’s personal life and [Lopez’s] privacy. And I’ve always been in awe of how willing she is to be honest with a lot of that. . . When she talks about how her relationships are public and under scrutiny. . Owen’s character can’t figure this out, but she’s a realist and says this is part of the deal. It’s something we’ve talked about a lot — just have her life under the microscope the way she is. ”
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