“The best love story ever advised was lacking a chapter. Mine,” says Kaitlyn Dever in a brand new trailer for Karen Maine’s “Rosaline.” A comedic tackle Shakespeare’s “Romeo & Juliet” advised from the angle of Romeo’s (Kyle Allen) ex, who additionally occurs to be Juliet’s (Isabela Merced) cousin, the pic sees a heartbroken Rosaline (Dever) on a mission to tear the lovers aside. “‘Romeo and Juliet’ — it doesn’t even sound correct,” she scoffs.
Rosaline’s scheming features a plan to make Juliet doubt her emotions for Romeo. “Why quiet down with only one man when you may pattern on the buffet of life?” she asks. Ultimately, Juliet begins to suspect that Rosaline might not have her finest pursuits at coronary heart, and accuses her cousin of eager to steal her boyfriend. “I used to be attempting to steal him again. There’s a distinction,” an indignant Rosaline retorts.
Dever acquired an Emmy nod this yr for her supporting function in “Dopesick,” Hulu’s miniseries exploring the opioid disaster. Her different credit embrace “Booksmart,” “Unbelievable,” and “Final Man Standing.”
“Rosaline” marks Maine’s follow-up to her characteristic directorial debut, 2019 Natalia Dyer-starrer “Sure, God, Sure.” The approaching-of-age story facilities round a non secular teenage woman’s sexual awakening. Maine additionally helmed your entire first season of “Starstruck,” a critically acclaimed BBC comedy sequence that sees Rose Matafeo taking part in a normie who falls for a film star.
You’ll be able to catch “Rosaline” on Hulu October 14. Minnie Driver co-stars.