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‘Marry Me’: Michelle Buteau Stars In New Musical Rom-Com

The new romantic comedy features a star-studded cast and is dropping just in time for Valentine’s Day.

This Valentine’s Day, viewers will witness a new romantic story unfold. Based on the graphic novel of the same name by Bobby Crosby, Marry Me is a reversed Cinderella story, a tale of a pop star who ties the knot with a math teacher in a stunt wedding during a live concert.

Directed by Kat Coiro (A Case of You), the romantic comedy follows superstar Kat Valdez (Lopez), who had planned to marry another musician, Bastian (played by Maluma), at a concert before she discovers he’s been cheating on her. Heartbroken, she decides to marry a random concertgoer named Charlie (Owen Wilson) instead.

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Owen Wilson as Charlie and Jennifer Lopez as Kat Valdez in ‘Marry Me’

The movie also stars Michelle Buteau (First Wives Club), who plays Valdez’s assistant and ride-or-die friend Melissa. She is brutally honest, straightforward, and always has Valdez’s back. “Melissa is a sassy, tell it like it is, kind of like a know-it-all, really good with social media. She’s not a fan of Charlie at first, but maybe she comes around. You’ll have to see the movie to find out,” Buteau told HM.

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In addition to starring in the romantic comedy, the comedian also signed a deal with Netflix for her novel, Survival Of The Thickest. She also currently filming the third season of BET+ First Wives Club.

Marry Me will be available for streaming on Peacock and in theaters starting February 11.

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‘Emancipation’: Will Smith Fights For Freedom and Family In New Drama

Will Smith returns to the screen following the infamous Oscar scandal with a new drama titled Emancipation, helmed by Equalizer director Antoine Fuqua. The historical action film will launch on Apple TV+ on December 9.

Synopsis: Peter (Smith), a slave, flees a plantation in Louisiana after he was whipped within an inch of his life. He has to outwit cold-blooded hunters and the unforgiving swamps of Louisiana on a torturous journey north.

Watch the official trailer above.

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“AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER”: NEW TRAILER RELEASED

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20th Century Studios has released a new trailer for “Avatar: The Way of Water,” the sequel to James Cameron’s highest-grossing film of all time.

Set more than a decade after the events of the first film, “Avatar: The Way of Water” begins to tell the story of the Sully family (Jake, Neytiri, and their kids), the trouble that follows them, the lengths they go to keep each other safe, the battles they fight to stay alive,  and the tragedies they endure. 

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‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ poster

Directed by James Cameron, the sequel stars Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldaña, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, and Kate Winslet.

“Avatar: The Way of Water” opens in theaters on December 16. Watch the newly released trailer below.

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Angelina Jolie’s Daughter Zahara Will Attend an HBCU (Video)

Angelina Jolie’s daughter Zahara Marley Jolie-Pitt is college bound!

On Sunday, the Oscar-winning actor announced her 17-year-old will be attending Spelman College, an HBCU, this fall. Included in Jolie’s post is a picture of Zahara posing with schoolmates and a caption that read,

“Zahara with her Spelman sisters! Congratulations to all new students starting this year,” the mother of six wrote. “A very special place and an honor to have a family member as a new Spelman girl. #spelman #spelmancollege #spelmansisters #HBCU.”

In addition to the Eternals star’s post, a video taken during an alumni college event was published on TikTok. The clip, which has now gone viral, shows Jolie attempting to join in on the electric slide. You can watch it below.

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Morehouse and Spelman alumni showing Angelina Jolie and her daughter how to hit the electric slide at their event in Los Angeles. @morehousela @naasclosangeles @angelinajolie @bcrainey @purplephy27 #Morehouse #Spelman #SpelmanCollege #AngelinaJolie

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