Hollywood star Jennifer Lopez has a soft spot for romantic comedies and perhaps has the most starring in this genre than any other actress. In the latest interview, Lopes has revealed her new upcoming movie “Marry Me”.
Her upcoming movie portrays the pop star life scrutinized by millions. Lopez plays Kat Valdez in the movie, who plans her wedding with the music superstar Bastian, however right before the marriage, Kat finds out that Bastian has been unfaithful. Instead, she marries a stranger in the crowd, Charlie, whose role is played by Owen Wilson. The movie will be released on Valentine’s Day this year.
Best Jennifer Lopez’s Romantic comedies ranked
Jennifer Lopez, also known as J.Lo, is an American singer known for her music, which helped propel the Latin pop movement in American /music. With her popularity in the music industry, Lopes moved towards the silver screen and started her career with minor roles until her first role as Selena in the tragic biopic “Selena.” One of the first roles that shone the spotlight on Lopez as an actress. After that, she began to star in several Box Office films such as “Anaconda,” which led her to her Oscar-worthy turn in “Hustlers.”
In Gigli, Lopez worked with her present boyfriend, Ben Affleck, who played the leading role of Gigli. In the movie, Gigli was ordered to kidnap the younger brother of a federal prosecutor. Gigli’s boss sends in Ricki (Lopez) to assist with the kidnapping when he fails. As they work together, they fall in love with each other which jeopardizes their entire mission. The movie was considered a flop and didn’t get much attention from the media. Critics mentioned the poor chemistry of the real-life couple, and the movie barely met the standards of a romantic comedy. Some even called it the worst movie of all time.
Maid in Manhattan
The movie shows the story of Marisa Ventura (Jennifer Lopez), a single mother from New York City who now works as a maid in a first-class Manhattan hotel. However, her fate twists when she accidentally meets Christopher Marshall, an heir to a political dynasty, and he mistakes her as a guest in the hotel. The movie made $93 million and helped boost Jennifer’s career in this genre. The film also was popular enough to receive a tele-novela remake called “Una Maid en Manhattan,” a dramatic retelling of the story.
The Wedding Planner
Ary is saved from a near-fatal accident by Steve, played by Matthew McConaughey. The two pair spend the evening together, and just when Mary falls in love with Steve, she finds out he is a groom to one of the most high-profile weddings that Mary has been planning. The movie is a romantic comedy full of twists and turns as Steve and Mary fight their feelings for each other.
The story follows five couples and how their lives change with parenthood. Lopez stars as Holly and adopts a baby boy after facing difficulty naturally conceiving a baby with her husband Alex, Played by Rodrigo Santoro.