Rosaline Trailer: Kaitlyn Dever Falls for Romeo in Shakespeare Rom-Com

Emmy-nominated Dever stars as Romeo’s old flame Rosaline — earlier than Romeo dumped her for her cousin, Juliet.

Earlier than Romeo and Juliet, there was Romeo and Rosaline.

The prequel story to William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” play is reimagined with the first set of star-crossed lovers to fulfill a heartbreaking finish, as reimagined by novelist Rebecca Serle within the 2010 YA guide “When You Have been Mine.”

Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber, the duo behind variations for “The Fault in Our Stars,” “The Catastrophe Artist,” and the upcoming collection “Daisy Jones and the Six,” penned the screenplay for the Hulu movie “Rosaline” primarily based on Serle’s novel. The movie premieres October 14 on the streaming platform.

Kaitlyn Dever stars because the titular character beforehand unseen and solely referenced in Shakespeare’s play. The movie is described as a recent comedic twist on Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ wherein the basic love story is instructed from the angle of Juliet’s cousin Rosaline…who simply occurs to be Romeo’s ex-girlfriend.

“Area Oddity” and “West Facet Story” star Kyle Allen performs love interest-slash-imminent heartbreaker Romeo, and Isabela Merced (“Father of the Bride,” “Dora the Explorer”) is forged as Juliet, who steals Rosaline’s man. Minnie Driver stars as The Nurse, with Bradley Whitford as Friar Laurence. Dever’s “Booksmart” co-star and breakout scene-stealer Nico Hiraga additionally stars.

“Rosaline” is helmed by Karen Maine, the director behind “Sure, God, Sure” and “Starstruck” collection who additionally beforehand wrote the story of “Apparent Little one.”

Per the official synopsis, “Rosaline” is a recent and comedic twist on Shakespeare’s basic love story “Romeo & Juliet,” instructed from the angle of Juliet’s cousin Rosaline (Dever), who additionally occurs to be Romeo’s latest love curiosity. Heartbroken when Romeo (Allen) meets Juliet (Merced) and begins to pursue her, Rosaline schemes to foil the well-known romance and win again her man.

“Rosaline” partially acts as a who’s-who of Gen Z Hollywood, with lead star Dever scorching off Emmy-nominated “Dopesick” and starring in upcoming Julia Roberts and George Clooney divorce rom-com “Ticket to Paradise.” Merced will seem in MCU installment “Madame Net” reverse Dakota Johnson and Sydney Sweeney, in addition to Hannah Marks’ “Turtles All of the Method Down.” And our Romeo 2.0 Allen will take over the function of well-liked cartoon character He-Man within the live-action “Masters of the Universe” remake.

Emmy nominee Dever instructed IndieWire that she follows her “intestine feeling” and instinct when deciding on roles.

“It’s fairly clear as quickly as I learn one thing,” the “Unbelievable” actress defined. “There’s an actual, instant, form of like a full physique bodily and emotional response that makes me simply be so determined to need to be part of these sorts of initiatives. I need to proceed to search for that, chase that feeling, and hunt down the initiatives that I believe might be impactful in some form of approach. As a result of that’s the most effective mixture of one thing on a job that I get to do, the place I get to do what I like, but in addition be part of one thing that may transfer the needle ahead, or begin a dialog in some form of approach.”

Take a look at the trailer for “Rosaline” under.

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