Jennifer Lopez performs a well-known role in new movie “Marry Me”, portraying a pop celebrity whose love life is scrutinised by thousands and thousands.
Usually snapped by photographers herself, in the film Lopez performs Kat Valdez, half of a music celebrity couple with her companion Bastian.
The 2 plan to wed in entrance of a world viewers, streaming their nuptials to their followers, however shortly earlier than, Kat learns Bastian has been untrue and as an alternative marries a stranger in the group, Charlie, performed by Owen Wilson.
“This wasn’t a role where I had to research what it was like to be a famous recording artist … I understand what all of that is already,” Lopez mentioned throughout a digital press convention.
“The difficult part was … the idea of showing what it’s really like inside my bedroom when something goes wrong and you suffer a heartbreak like this in front of the whole world and the media kind of goes to town on you.”
Launched in time for Valentine’s Day, the film is a rom-com “homecoming” for Lopez, recognized for movies like “Maid in Manhattan”, “The Wedding Planner” and “The Back-up Plan”.
“I, as a moviegoer, love romantic comedies. Those are some of my favourite movies of all time, whether it’s ‘When Harry met Sally’ or ‘Prelude to a Kiss’ or any of these type of movies,” Lopez mentioned.
“All of those movies is what I grew up on in a way, and I love them so much. And so it is kind of a homecoming for me because I haven’t done one in a few years.”
Colombian singer Maluma makes his appearing debut in the movie, enjoying Bastian.
“We both love music. We both love touring, (performing) and everything. So I felt pretty connected,” he mentioned of his character, although dismissing Bastian’s unfaithfulness.
“I enjoyed … the experience of being in the movie … even making the music was beautiful too.”
“Marry Me” hits U.S. and British cinemas on Friday…Reuters