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The Ghost Writer
2010, Drama/Mystery & thriller, 2h 9m
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While it may lack the revelatory punch of Polanski's finest films, Ghost Writer benefits from stylish direction, a tense screenplay, and a strong central performance from Ewan McGregor. Read critic reviews
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When a successful ghostwriter, the Ghost (Ewan McGregor), agrees to finish the memoirs of Adam Long (Pierce Brosnan), England's former prime minister, his publisher assures him it's the chance of a lifetime. Instead, he begins to uncover evidence that suggests his late predecessor knew a dark secret about Lang and may have been murdered to prevent it from coming to light.
Rating: PG-13 (Brief Nudity|A Drug Reference|Language|Sexuality|Some Violence)
Genre: Drama, Mystery & thriller
Original Language: English
Director: Roman Polanski
Producer: Roman Polanski , Robert Benmussa , Alain Sarde
Writer: Roman Polanski , Robert Harris
Release Date (Theaters): Mar 19, 2010 wide
Release Date (Streaming): Aug 26, 2016
Box Office (Gross USA): $15.5M
Runtime: 2h 9m
Distributor: Summit Entertainment
Production Co: RP Films 11, Runteam III, Babelsberg Film GmbH
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A solid political thriller that slowly escalates to tension at the right pace. <i>The Ghost Writer</i> is a well-done proof that Polanski has not lost his auteur signature, as brief visual trademarks that characterized his thrillers of the 60s are present here, from the cinematography to digging the most macabre layers of his characters. Rather than being a film about moral, or a political film about prioritizing international relations rather than $250,000 US dollars, like a Flixster contact called SirPant used to say, it is a film about ghosts: The original title is indeed "The Ghost", which does not only refer to the protagonist but also the ghost of the previous dead ghost writer unraveling deep secrets, the present ghost writer may be located on a ghost island, moving like a ghost among people so his investigation is not uncovered, etc. He concluded: <i>"The film is so full of ghosts!"</i>. Indeed, it is, thanks to Polanski's moody gray atmosphere. 75/100
Not the best conspiracy film but under the hand of Roman Polanski, it entertains you long enough to finish it.
slow as hell but intriguing polanski film. if you can wait for the pay off you'll be surprised. be warned you could probably read the book before the film ends
A fantastic political thriller with almost reckless resemblance to real life. A Ton Blair-ish, edgy Pierce Brosnan and the lady who played his wife were impressive, but it was Ewan McGreggor who played the nameless, symbolic ghost writer who takes the cake. Oh, and did a mention that this is co-written and directed by Roman Polanski?
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Ghostwriter Season 3 - What We Know So Far
The Apple TV+ show, Ghostwriter , first premiered in November 2019 and has two seasons out so far. It's a reboot of a 1990s' children's show of the same name, which was designed to teach kids to read and write via the clues presented in the episodes' mystery cases. A group of friends solved these mysteries with the help of an invisible ghost, named Ghostwriter.
The rebooted Ghostwriter, written and directed by Luke Matheny, has an updated plot: a ghost begins haunting a neighborhood bookstore and releases fictional characters into the real world. Four kids then find themselves teaming up to solve the mystery surrounding the bookstore ghost.
It was immediately well-received, even garnering several Daytime Emmy Award nominations and winning the Emmy for Outstanding Children's or Family Viewing Program. The successful show's second season came out in October 2020. For those wondering if and when there will be another season of Ghostwriter , here's what we know so far.
When will Ghostwriter season 3 be released?
As of now, there is no news on if the show has been renewed for a third season. However, it looks as though there are still more episodes of season 2 to be released. According to both NextSeasonTV and IMDb , season 2 has a second half that will be out sometime this year. The first season was also split into two parts, with the first half airing in November 2019 and the second half airing in May 2020 — that's a total of five months in between. Going off of that, that would mean the second half of the second season should air in May. But, with the pandemic pushing back so many shows' and films' production schedules, it's possible that Ghostwriter will be pushed off track as well.
But, the good news is that there are plenty of ideas for a third season behind the scenes. Before the premiere of season 2, the creator, Luke Matheny, gave an interview with Hidden Remote , during which he was asked if they were discussing season 3. "There was lots of talk, but [the world] fell apart. So, we'll see where we land when the world sorts itself out," Matheny responded.
At least we know that the creator and those involved have their sights set on continuing beyond the upcoming second half of season 2.
Who will be in Ghostwriter season 3?
Without a confirmed season 3, we can't know for sure what exactly the cast will look like. However, it's extremely likely that the main kids, of seasons 1 and 2, will return if there's a third season. The main group of four kids include Ruben Reyna (Isaac Arellanes), Chevon Redmond (Amadi Chapata), Donna Palmer-Moreno (Hannah Levinson) and Curtis Palmer-Moreno (Justin Sanchez). Each of these cast members have appeared in all 20 aired episodes and are set to appear in the next six that are yet to be released.
The only other cast member who has 26 episode credits is Jay Santiago, who plays Ernesto Reyna, the grandfather of Ruben. Other notable cast members include Nicola Correia-Damude, who plays Amy Reyna, and Michael Brown, who plays Mr. Saunders. It is unclear if these cast members will return for a third season, although it can be considered likely given their prominent roles.
What will Ghostwriter season 3 be about?
There is currently no information about any storylines that could arise in season 3 — the writers likely want to keep that to themselves until they get a renewal.
The first season saw the kids get introduced to the actions of the mysterious ghosts and begin to figure out that the ghost is releasing fictional characters into their world. The first of these fictional characters that they encountered were those from Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland , including Alice, the Mad Hatter, and the rabbit. Throughout the series, they interact with characters from stories such as The Jungle Book and Frankenstein , amongst others. The second season picks up where the first season leaves off, with the kids still working to figure out the secrets behind the mystery ghost. In this season, they face characters from works such as Crimson Mask and Sherlock Holmes .
Season 3 storylines are pretty out of reach as of now, seeing as the rest of season 2 has yet to come to fruition. Still, fans of the show likely have books they want to show up in season 3 and can have fun speculating while they wait for more episodes.
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In Roman Polanski's "The Ghost Writer," a man without a past rattles around in the life of a man with too much of one. He begins by reading the work of an earlier ghost who mysteriously drowned, and finds it boring and conventional. Hired to pep up the manuscript to justify a $10 million advance, he discovers material to make it exciting, all right, and possibly deadly.
This movie is the work of a man who knows how to direct a thriller. Smooth, calm, confident, it builds suspense instead of depending on shock and action. The actors create characters who suggest intriguing secrets. The atmosphere -- a rain-swept Martha's Vineyard in winter -- has an ominous, gray chill, and the main interior looks just as cold.
This is the beach house being used by Adam Lang ( Pierce Brosnan ), a former British prime minister so inspired by Tony Blair that he might as well be wearing a nametag. Lang has one of those households much beloved by British authors of country house mysteries, in which everyone is a potential suspect -- of something, anyway. Lang's wife Ruth ( Olivia Williams ), smart and bitter, met Lang at Cambridge. His aide Amelia ( Kim Cattrall ), smart and devious, is having an affair with him. The wife knows, and isn't above referring to it in front of the Ghost. Security men lurk about, and a couple of service workers look rather sinister.
Just as his new ghost writer starts work, Lang is accused by his former foreign minister of sanctioning the kidnapping and torture of suspects. The World Court prepares an indictment. It would be unwise for Lang to return to Britain, and he flees to Washington for a photo op with the U.S. administration, unnamed, although the Secretary of State looks a whole lot like Condi Rice.
The PM's story is based on a best-seller by Robert Harris , who co-wrote the screenplay with Polanski. He implies parallels between his story and the Blair and (both) Bush administrations, but uses a light touch and sly footwork so that not every viewer will necessarily connect the dots. There is also a loud clanging alarm inviting comparison between Polanski's Lang, an exile sought by a court, and Polanski himself. This is also the fourth thriller in recent months to make a villain of a corporation obviously modeled on Halliburton.
The Ghost is left to his own devices in a house haunted by the unsaid, and Polanski slips into a pure filmmaking mode. I won't describe what the Ghost searches for, but I will tell you that Polanski evokes Hitchcock in a conversation with an elderly local ( Eli Wallach ) and some forbidding beach scenes. And that he is masterful in the way he shows the dead former Ghost providing the new one with directions, so to speak, leading to a possible source.
There is also a Hitchcock touch in visuals where an incriminating note is passed from hand to hand; the scene is so well done that it distracts from the fact that the Ghost didn't need the information in the note to arrive at the same inference.
There are a few other loose ends. The film seems to have a high incidence of black cars designed to be used as murder weapons. It's far from clear what Ruth's emotional state is on one rainy night. The Ghost himself seems too much a lightweight to explain his daring sleuthing. But the performances are so convincing in detail that they distract us from our questions. McGregor's character has no family, little pride and much insouciance, but is very smart and doesn't enjoy his intelligence being insulted. And Olivia Williams projects the air of a wife who is committed to her husband in more than expected ways.
"The Ghost Writer" is handsome, smooth and persuasive. It is a Well-Made Film. Polanski at 76 provides a reminder of directors of the past who were raised on craft, not gimmicks, and depended on a deliberate rhythm of editing rather than mindless quick cutting. The film immerses you in its experience. It's a reminder that you can lose yourself in a story because all a film really wants to do is tell it.
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Why Is Netflix’s ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ Remake Already Controversial?
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The show, debuting Feb. 22, has had fans of the original cartoon up in arms from the minute it was announced.
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Fresh off the success of its One Piece adaptation , Netflix’s next cartoon-to-live-action series is Avatar: The Last Airbender , based upon the Nickelodeon cartoon that began airing in 2005. Beloved by fans for nearly 20 years, the adventures of Aang, a being known as the Avatar, and his friends have continued to be influential, spawning a sequel , comics , and even a (widely panned) movie adaptation .
But some recent statements by the live-action version’s showrunners have fans concerned about the upcoming remake. Here’s everything you need to know about Netflix’s Avatar: The Last Airbender , from its source material to its pre-release controversies.
What is Avatar: The Last Airbender ?
Avatar: The Last Airbender , or simply ATLA, is set in a world split into four nations: the Water Tribe, the Earth Kingdom, the Fire Nation, and the Air Nomads. Certain people across the world can control their group’s associated element; these are known as the “benders.” Then there’s the Avatar, the sole being who can manipulate all four elements.
But at the beginning of the story, the Avatar is nowhere to be found. For the last century, the entire world has been at war due to aggression from the Fire Nation. The Air Nomads have been wiped out entirely as a result, while the remaining three nations try to fight back. But with the Avatar gone, protecting the peace feels like a lost cause.
The original Avatar: The Last Airbender cartoon.
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That is, until a young waterbender, Katara, and her non-bender brother, Sokka, discover a boy frozen in an iceberg near their home. They quickly realize that the boy, an Airbender named Aang, is exactly who the world has been looking for all ths time: the Avatar. Together, the three travel the world in the hopes of defeating the Fire Nation.
The show’s continued popularity stems in large part from how it uses this foundation to explore themes like trauma, violence, and fascism. Although ATLA is aimed at a younger audience, its relatively nuanced portrayal of serious topics are a major part of its appeal.
Of course, Netflix’s live-action series will presumably also start at the beginning, so don’t worry too much if you’re not up to date on the world – you should get up to speed pretty quickly.
Besides the cartoon, what else is there in the ATLA -verse?
Netflix’s live-action series remake isn’t the only time that a studio has returned to the ATLA well. From books to comics to video games, the universe is no stranger to spinoffs and adaptations. The main ones to bear in mind, though, are the sequel series The Legend of Korra and the 2010 live-action film adaptation, written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan.
The Legend of Korra , which is set 70 years after the end of ATLA and follows Aang’s successor, was generally well received . Though it perhaps didn’t inspire the same kind of fervor as ATLA , viewers hailed it for its early portrayal of bisexual women. The show has even been credited with paving the way for more specifically LBGTQ+ focused shows, like She-Ra and the Princesses of Power .
The M. Night Shyamalan movie, The Last Airbender , was not so well received. Criticized before its release for casting white actors as characters whose backgrounds were inspired by Asian and Inuit cultures, it only got worse when the movie actually hit theaters. Both critics and audiences disliked its dry pacing, stilted dialogue, and poor visual effects. The film holds a “rotten” score of 5% on Rotten Tomatoes and continues to be widely mocked .
More popular have been the comics which built on the cartoon’s lore, released in a steady drip since 2011. They’ve allowed fans to peek into key questions left at the end of the show, which we won’t spoil here, as well as expanding its worldbuilding and fleshing out the connection between ATLA and Korra. There have also been several video games, from a mid-2000s action-adventure trilogy to a mobile turn-based RPG released last year.
No, it might not all have been of the same quality as the cartoon. But there’s been plenty to keep the franchise fresh, even nearly 20 years after Avatar ’s initial release.
Are OG fans excited for—or worried about—Netflix’s adaptation?
Even before the show premiered, Netflix’s Avatar had developed a reputation. Burned once, some fans were hesitant when Netflix announced its adaptation in 2018. To make matters worse, original co-creators Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko left the production in 2020, citing a “lack of control” over making it how they envisioned, as well as “a negative and unsupportive environment.”
If that weren’t enough to give fans pause, Hollywood’s track record for its live-action adaptations of beloved cartoons would be. Some of these, like last year’s One Piece , have received strong reviews from fans and critics. But many others have been less successful with their fanbases. In 2017, fans and critics pilloried Death Note , an Americanized, campy, disastrous take on the beloved murder-mystery series.
Perhaps the most notable failure, however, was 2021’s Cowboy Bebop , based on the beloved ’90s anime. The sci-fi series received criticism for failing to translate the stylishness of the anime and, crucially, failing to meet the high standard set by its predecessor. Netflix canceled it after one season. Other offenders include Dragonball Evolution and Ghost in the Shell .
As the show nears its premiere, however, recent statements by the crew also have left some fans concerned. During the pre-release press rounds, showrunner Albert Kim, Katara actor Kiawentiio Tarbell and others have made comments that introduce many questions about what kind of adaptation Netflix’s Avatar will be.
In an interview with Entertainment Weekly , Tarbell explained that the live-action show “took out the element of how sexist” Katara’s brother Sokka was in the cartoon. Sokka’s actor, Ian Ousley, told EW that “there are things that were redirected just because it might play a little differently,” in the live-action version. But many fans worry that this change won’t take into account that Sokka’s character growth—which includes reckoning with his sexist behavior—is an important plot point in the original series.
In fact, the main characters growing as people is one of the keys to ATLA ’s success as a whole. In the cartoon, Aang begins his journey as a happy-go-lucky kid, essentially shirking his duties as the Avatar. The beginning of the show sees the gang meandering from place-to-place in their weekly adventures. But each trip still spotlights some of the harm done by the Fire nation, gradually forcing Aang to come to terms with his responsibilities as well as organically showing the audience the story’s stakes.
Based on the cast and crew’s early comments, however, it doesn’t seem like that storytelling will translate to the live-action adaptation. Kim told IGN that the writers had to give Aang a “drive” from the start, taking the form of a vision that would avoid the “detours” of the early cartoon episodes.
(L to R) Ian Ousley as Sokka, Gordon Cormier as Aang, and Kiawentiio as Katara in Netflix’s The Last Airbender remake.
The bottom line is that Netflix’s ATLA isn’t designed to be a one-to-one remake of the cartoon. In fact, Kim has also said that the remake isn’t aimed at the cartoon’s fanbase. Instead, he told IGN that it’s meant to appeal to “people who are big fans of Game of Thrones ” and not “just” kids, despite the cartoon’s wide-ranging appeal.
Existing ATLA fans are nervous that the remake may erase some of the nuances of the source material. But it’s tricky to tell from pre-release press how these apparent changes will land in context. More recently, Ousley told Metro that the “essence” of Sokka is, in fact, still in the show—and that “[he] definitely still gets humbled in ways and learns that women can be powerful.”
When does the show premiere, so we can judge for ourselves?
Ultimately, of course, the only way to know what impact these changes will have on Aang and friends is by watching the show itself. The live-action remake will begin streaming Feb. 22. Meanwhile, the original cartoon version is also streaming on Netflix, if you want to get a head start into the world of the Avatar .
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Following a theatrical release last fall, Next Goal Wins made its streaming debut on Hulu in February 2024. If you’re watching the sports film, you might be wondering whether Next Goal Wins is based on a true story . Discover what happened in real life to the American Samoa football team.
Directed by Taika Waititi, Next Goal Wins (2023) follows Dutch-American football coach Thomas Rongen (Michael Fassbender), who tries to turn the American Samoa national team into an elite squad capable of competing against powerhouse countries in the 2014 World Cup. Unfortunately, the American Samoa are considered one of the the worst teams in the world after a devastating loss to Australia a decade earlier.
The underdog sports story is based on the 2014 documentary of the same directed by Mike Brett and Steve Jamison. When people watch the film, “I just want them to experience a little bit of a different culture that they probably never think about,” said Waititi, the filmmaker of Māori descent, to Time Magazine . “That there are funny parts to us, that we laugh at ourselves. And that we are also ridiculous—as well as stunning and beautiful.”
Next Goal Wins premiered in theaters in November 2023 and grossed just over $18 million at the worldwide box office, according to Box Office Mojo. The film was recently released on Hulu on February 15, 2024, and has been getting renewed interest since its streaming debut.
Learn more about the true story behind the feel-good sports movie Next Goal Wins below.
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The answer is yes, Next Goal Wins was loosely inspired by the real-life American Samoa national football team. In April 2001, American Samoa was defeated by Australia 31-0 at an Oceanian qualifying match for the 2002 FIFA World Cup. The victory gave Australia the world record for the biggest win at an international soccer match.
The infamous loss happened partly because 19 members of the 20-men senior squad were ruled ineligible to play by FIFA because of passport issues. (Only 20-year-old goalkeeper Nicky Salapu held the requirement.) According to These Football Times , the team were forced to use members of the youth squad — mostly teenagers — who were flown out to Australia to play in the match. Following the team’s devastating blow, they were considered a laughing stock across the world.
Meanwhile, coach Thomas Rongen moved to the U.S. in 1979 to join the Los Angeles Aztecs. After the coach failed to take the United States under-20 national team to the 2011 World Cup, he received an offer to train the American Samoan soccer team. There was one caveat: Rongen only had three weeks to get the “worst team in the world” ready for the 2014 World Cup qualifiers.
“To be really honest with you, I did not go there with the mindset of winning, quite frankly,” Rongen told Sky Sports in January 2024. “Other foreign coaches had not respected their culture, first and foremost. I feel that was huge in endearing me to the players. Dutch people, we are fairly liberal. We like to learn other cultures. Everything fell into place from there, personally and professionally.”
Ultimately, the American Samoa team didn’t make it to the 2014 World Cup. Despite beating Tonga, the team failed to qualify. They drew another qualifier 1-1 against the Cook Islands but lost 1-0 to Samoa.
“We’re not trying to make a perfect film that’s, like, got a twist: Oh my God, the coach is a ghost! We’re not out to bamboozle audiences or get awards or anything,” Waititi told Polygon . The director continued, “We want to make a nice movie, a true story about a football team, and the only message is, ‘Be happy and don’t live in the past.’”
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Waititi’s film also features one of the island nation’s biggest trailblazers, center-back Jaiyah Saelua who identifies as fa’afafine, a third gender in the Samoan culture often referred to as transgender or non-binary. Saelua is considered the first transgender international soccer player to play in the Fifa World Cup. They are also the first transgender player to start a World Cup qualifying game.
“The idea of fa’afafine is really, I think, one of the most important things that comes out of this film,” said fa’afafine actor Kaimana, who portrays the inspiring footballer in Next Goal Wins , to People . Saelua is now a coach and a FIFA ambassador for equality and LGBTQ athletes.
Where Was Next Goal Wins Filmed?
Michael Fassbender in NEXT GOAL WINS.
Next Goal Wins was filmed primarily in Oahu, Hawaii. The soccer film features local Hawaiian stars Russell Satele, David Tu’itupou, and John (Chief) Asi, and actors from network series like Hawaii Five-0 , Magnum P.I. , and other projects shot the Aloha State, according to Hawaii News Now .
Waititi also told Polygon that one good thing about shooting in Hawaii was that he was “able to relax a lot after work, and just be reminded all day long, like, ‘My God, look around you!’” he said. “Why are we stressing about, like, whether we got this scene, this particular part of the scene? Or, like, did this piece of technology work? We’re on a beach, making a movie. We’re so lucky.”
The film wrapped up production in Hawaii in 2019, but the COVID-19 pandemic and the SAG-AFTRA strike delayed the film’s premiere.
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Season 6 of Netflix's "Love is Blind" is officially underway, with viewers knee-deep into the contestants love lives.
The reality TV series centers around singles, who sign up for a "less conventional approach to modern dating," as they choose someone to marry without ever seeing them, as per Netflix.
In the new season, a new group of hopeful singles enter the pods looking for their better halves and "cut through the static of modern dating and forge authentic relationships, sight unseen," as per Netflix.
Over the course of the show, the newly engaged couples will move in together, plan their wedding and "find out if their physical connection matches their strong emotion bond developed in the pods," the show's page reads.
Here's what to know about Season 6 of "Love Is Blind," including the full episode schedule and cast.
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When did 'Love Is Blind' Season 6 premiere?
Season 6 of the dating show dropped on Netflix on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14.
'Love is Blind' Season 6 episode schedule
All 12 episodes of "Love is Blind" Season 6 did not release on Feb. 14. Instead, new episodes will roll out every Wednesday over a period of 4 weeks. Netflix usually releases new content at 3 a.m. EST / 12 a.m. PST.
Here's what the episode schedule looks like:
- Episodes 1-6: Feb. 14
- Episodes 7-9: Feb. 21
- Episodes 10-11: Feb. 28
- Episode 12 (finale): Mar. 6
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Where does 'Love Is Blind' Season 6 take place?
Season 6 of "Love is Blind" will follow a new group of Charlotte, North Carolina singles as they "embark on their journey of romance and self-discovery", says Netflix.
Previously, Season 5 of the show was set in Houston, Season 4 in Seattle and Season 3 in Dallas.
Who are the hosts of 'Love Is Blind'?
The show is hosted by Vanessa and Nick Lachey.
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'Love is Blind' Season 6 cast
Season 6 of "Love is Blind" has an exciting new "pod squad" with 30 eligible singles aged between 25 and 37.
The new season’s "cast includes two flight attendants, a middle school principal, a salesman with a DJ side hustle, and a former three-sport athlete turned makeup artist," as per Netflix.
Here's a list of everyone who will be participating this season, including age and profession:
- Brittany, 25: Senior client partner
- Alejandra, 28: Financial consultant
- Amber Desiree “AD," 33: Real estate broker
- Mackenzie, 25: Makeup artist
- Amy C, 34: PR director
- Sarah Ann, 30: Customer support manager
- Danette, 33: Flight attendant
- Sunni, 34: Business analyst
- Laura, 34: Account director
- Jessica, 29: Executive assistant
- Danielle, 30: Corporate comms
- Chelsea, 31: Flight attendant and event planner
- Amy, 28: E-commerce specialist
- Amber, 31: Medical device sales
- Ashley, 32: Nurse practitioner
- Matthew, 37: Senior financial advisor
- Kenneth, 26: Middle school principal
- Austin, 27: Software sales
- Jamal, 32: Store director
- Jimmy, 28: Software sales
- Vince, 35: Lawyer
- Clay, 31: Enterprise sales / entrepreneur
- Nolan, 31: Management consultant
- Trevor, 31: Project manager
- Drake, 32: Video producer
- Ariel, 32: Mortgage broker
- Jeramey, 32: Intralogistics
- Deion, 27: Software sales
- Ben, 34: Cloud solutions architect
- Johnny, 28: Account executive
'Love Is Blind' Season 6 trailer
Netflix dropped the official teaser for Season 6 on Jan. 23.
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Lindsay Lohan Switches Places in New Movie ‘Irish Wish’: Everything to Know About the Netflix Film
Fans of Freaky Friday are in luck — Lindsay Lohan is swapping places with someone again for her new Netflix film, Irish Wish .
Lohan stars as Maddie Kelly, whose life gets flipped upside down after making a wish while attending her best friend Emma Taylor’s ( Elizabeth Tan ) wedding to Paul Kennedy ( Alexander Vlahos ). After her wish comes true and she switches places with the bride, Emma learns that her relationship with dream guy Paul isn’t exactly what she thought.
“It’s a nice story of luck and love and confidence,” Lohan told Netflix’s Tudum about the rom-com. “Maddie’s [one of the only] characters that I’ve played [who’s] a woman on her own making her way in the world … We shaped her in a way that she was a bit more insecure in the beginning, and then she grows throughout the movie, and by the end, she really comes into her own.”
Lohan added that she hopes the overall theme of the movie will help others, explaining, “It’s important to put yourself first and know your worth … If you know you deserve better, go for it and get it.”
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What is ‘irish wish’ about.
Maddie flies to Ireland to attend BFF Emma’s wedding to Paul, a famous and wealthy writer with whom she’s working as a ghostwriter. In the trailer, which was released on February 20, Maddie tells her mom that she wished she would’ve told Paul she was in love with him, thinking that she might be the one walking down the aisle instead of Emma. She wakes up to find that her wish came true, but their union isn’t as magical as she thought.
Along the way, she encounters James Thomas ( Ed Speleers ), who ends up being the photographer for the big day.
Irish Wish was filmed on location in Wicklow, Ireland.
Whose in the Cast of ‘Irish Wish’?
In addition to Lohan, there are many famous faces in the cast. Fans will recognize Speleers from You and Downton Abbey along with Outlander ’s Vlahos. Jane Seymour and Emily in Paris actress Elizabeth Tan will also share the screen, along with Ayesha Curry , cookbook author and wife of NBA star Stephen Curry .
It appears the costars all got along great on the friendly set, and Speleers raved over working alongside movie veteran Lohan.
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“This world, this sphere of filmmaking comes very naturally for [Lohan],” Speleers told Tudum. “She has a great approach to the work and is very much in tune with her comedic bones. This was my first out-and-out rom-com, and to team up with Lindsay and film in the stunning Republic of Ireland felt like the perfect way to venture into this genre.”
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When does ‘irish wish’ premiere.
Fans can stream Irish Wish on Netflix on Friday, March 15.
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