In the world of modern cinema, the allure of the romantic comedy (rom-com) genre is undeniable. Nostalgic for the rom-com boom of the ’90s and 2000s? Get ready for a delightful throwback as Sydney Sweeney and Glen Powell team up in the upcoming film “Anyone But You.” This steamy genre piece masterfully combines the fake dating trope with the classic enemies-to-lovers storyline, promising a rollercoaster of emotions for viewers. Directed by the renowned Will Gluck, known for hits like “Easy A” and “Friends With Benefits,” and co-written by Gluck himself and Ilana Wolpert, this film draws inspiration from Shakespeare’s timeless classic, “Much Ado About Nothing.”
The Plot Unveiled
“Anyone But You” takes us on a journey with Sydney Sweeney and Glen Powell, as they embark on a misadventure filled with romance, humor, and drama. The trailer sets the stage, with Sweeney’s character proposing, “Let’s just tell everyone we’re together.” Powell’s character, understandably, has his reservations, to which Sweeney responds confidently, “Have faith, we’re celebrating at a wedding in a distant, uncharted land. And our journey takes us to none other than the captivating wonderland of Australia.
A Promising On-Screen Chemistry
While the film’s overall quality might appear uncertain, one thing is for sure: Sydney Sweeney and Glen Powell share undeniable on-screen chemistry. Their previous encounters earlier this year left audiences mesmerized, leaving many to ponder what heights their official press tour for “Anyone But You” could reach. It’s as if the stars aligned, with their dynamic reminiscent of Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain’s captivating chemistry in “Scenes From a Marriage.” This level of connection and charisma is rare in Hollywood and ensures that “Anyone But You” will leave a lasting mark on the rom-com genre.
A Date with Destiny
Mark your calendars, because “Anyone But You” is set to hit theaters on December 22. This release guarantees that rom-com enthusiasts will have something to look forward to this holiday season. Whether it’s for better or worse, the genre is making a triumphant return.
In a world saturated with various film genres, rom-coms continue to hold a special place in the hearts of audiences worldwide. “Anyone But You” promises to bring back the magic of ’90s and 2000s rom-coms while introducing a modern twist. Sydney Sweeney and Glen Powell’s undeniable chemistry and a plot that fuses fake dating and enemies-to-lovers tropes ensure that this film will stand out.
Get ready to embark on a rollercoaster ride of emotions, as “Anyone But You” takes you on a romantic journey to Australia. The film’s official release on December 22 is a date you don’t want to miss. It’s a testament to the enduring appeal of rom-coms and the power of cinematic storytelling.