The first full trailer’s arrived for the comedy movie, Book Club. The film comes from producer Bill Holderman who’s making his feature film directorial debut with the comedy which follows four friends who choose Fifty Shades of Grey as their book club selection. The choice turns out to be a life-changing decision as they explore new romantic relationships and reinvigorate existing ones.
The cast is led by Oscar winner Diane Keaton (Annie Hall), two-time Oscar winner Jane Fonda (Coming Home, Klute), Oscar nominee Candice Bergen (Starting Over), and Oscar winner Mary Steenburgen (Melvin and Howard). Craig T. Nelson (Grace and Frankie), Andy Garcia (Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again), Don Johnson (Brawl in Cell Block 99), Richard Dreyfuss (Shots Fired), Ed Begley Jr (Future Man), Tommy Dewey (The Mindy Project) and Alicia Silverstone (The Killing of a Sacred Deer) co-star.
An interesting side note, Don Johnson’s daughter, Dakota Johnson, starred as Anastasia Steele in the Fifty Shades film trilogy.
Director Holderman co-wrote the film with actress Erin Simms (Long Gone Day). Holderman and Simms also serve as producers along with Andrew Duncan and Alex Saks. Alan C. Blomquist and B. Ted Deiker are the executive producers.
Paramount Pictures will release Book Club in theaters on May 18, 2018.
The Plot: Diane (Diane Keaton) is recently widowed after 40 years of marriage. Vivian (Jane Fonda) enjoys her men with no strings attached. Sharon (Candice Bergen) is still working through a decades-old divorce. Carol’s (Mary Steenburgen) marriage is in a slump after 35 years.
Four lifelong friends’ lives are turned upside down to hilarious ends when their book club tackles the infamous Fifty Shades of Grey. From discovering new romance to rekindling old flames, they inspire each other to make their next chapter the best chapter.