Bearded Keanu Reeves and hard-drinking Winona Ryder aren’t right here to your romantic drivel and lovey-dovey nonsense on this first trailer for the upcoming anti-rom-com Destination Wedding.
Reeves and Ryder star as Lindsay and Frank, two single misanthropes who find yourself caught collectively at a mutual buddy’s vacation spot wedding ceremony and begrudgingly develop fond of each other — though you’d by no means know if from this promo.
Getting off on the flawed foot proper out of the airport gate, the pair finds themselves instantly getting on one another’s nerves. Things worsen on the reception after they find yourself getting seated on the desk for those who do not actually match anyplace else, and their distaste for each other continues.
While the concept of two individuals who do not consider in love falling for each other is not essentially unexplored territory, it is nice to see Reeves exhibit his deadpan comedy chops and Ryder’s efficiency as an irritated, entitled contrarian might elevate this above the plethora of mediocre indie rom-coms set at weddings.
Reeves reveals off the grave cynicism he perfected for John Wick all through the trailer, most completely in an alternate he shares with Ryder whereas they pair watch wedding ceremony company dine in a wine cellar.
“Don’t you believe there’s someone for everyone?” Ryder asks, as they each down purple wine.
“Close,” Reeves replies. “I believe that there’s nobody for anyone.”
Reeves and Ryder will probably be sharing the display screen collectively once more for the primary time in 26 years, following their efficiency within the 1992 gothic horror Bram Stoker’s Dracula — and fortunately, the 53-year-old actor will not be affecting a notoriously horrible British accent this time.
Both actors are additionally at the moment having fun with one thing of a profession renaissance lately, with Ryder incomes quite a few accolades for her function as Joyce Byers on Stranger Things, and Reeves proving himself to be a professional motion star within the John Wick franchise.
In truth, Reeves will quickly be reprising certainly one of his most beloved roles within the upcoming long-awaited third installment within the iconic Bill & Ted collection.
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