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A New Rom-Com With Simu Liu Hits Theaters On April 7, Digital On April 14

Simu Liu landed an enormous starring position in Marvel‘s “Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings.” And that half got here with all of the main man trappings, like internet hosting “SNL” and touring the late-night circuit. However what’s Liu performed since then? Properly, he has an element as a Ken in Greta Gerwig‘s “Barbie” on the best way this summer time, and stars reverse Sam Worthington within the upcoming thriller “Hiya Stranger“; however past that, not a lot.

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However earlier than these two movies, Liu tries his hand at a special sort of main man. In “One True Loves,” he’s a rom-com lead, not a superhero, who turns into the second man in a love triangle after a lady’s husband supposedly dies in a helicopter crash.

Right here’s the official synopsis for “One True Loves”:

Highschool sweethearts Emma and Jesse are the proper couple, seizing each alternative to journey the world till their marital bliss is ruthlessly minimize brief on their first anniversary, when Jesse disappears in a helicopter crash. Heartbroken, Emma strikes again to Massachusetts to fix her life again collectively. Years later, she runs into her previous finest buddy, Sam, who has all the time been secretly in love together with her, and so they turn into inseparable. Newly engaged, it appears like Emma’s second likelihood at happiness is lastly right here till she receives probably the most surprising information: Jesse is alive. Utterly torn, Emma should now select between a husband and a fiancé.

Alongside Liu as Sam, “One True Loves” additionally stars Phillipa Soo as Emma and Luke Bracey as Jesse.  Tom Everett ScottMichaela ConlinLauren Tom, and Michael O’Keefe additionally star.  Oona Yaffe and Phinehas Yoon additionally play youthful variations of Emma and Sam, respectively.

Enjoying With Fireplace” director Andy Fickman helms “One True Loves.”  Taylor Jenkins Reid and Alex Jenkins Reid co-write the movie’s script.  

“One True Loves” could not have the identical clout as different upcoming Simu Liu initiatives like “Arthur The King” with Mark Wahlberg or “Atlas” with Jennifer Lopez, however at the very least it proves “Shang-Chi” wasn’t a one-off for the actor. Liu will return to big-budget stuff quickly sufficient, together with Amazon‘s upcoming journey collection “Seven Wonders.” Within the meantime, “One True Loves” hits theaters on April 7, then digital on April 14, and video on demand on April 28. Watch a trailer for the movie under.



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