Diane Keaton in ‘Mack & Rita’ Coming of Age Comedy Trailer
by Alex Billington
June 22, 2022
“You didn’t want to be old, what you wanted was to be YOU. » Gravitas Premiere has unveiled a trailer for an indie comedy titled Mack and Ritathe filmmaker’s last Katie Aselton after his movies Free and black rock. This one airs in August, probably because it features Diane Keaton and she can usually pull in audiences. A 30-year-old writer, played by Elisabeth Lailspends a wild weekend in Palm Springs and wakes up to find she’s magically transformed into her 70-year-old self – played by Diane Keaton. “Freed from the constraints of other people’s expectations, Rita comes into her own, becomes an unlikely social media sensation” and sparks a shy romance. The film’s ensemble cast includes Taylor Paige, Loretta Devine, Simon Rex, Dustin Milligan, Amy Hill, Lois Smith, Wendie Malick, Patti Harrison, Martin runs, Addie Weyrich, Aimee Carreroand Nicole Byer. It’s a fun coming-of-age concept and getting Keaton is perfect. A little like Big but grow old! Enjoy.
Here is the first official trailer (+ poster) of Katie Aselton Mack and Ritadirectly from YouTube:
When 30-year-old self-proclaimed homebody writer Mack Martin (Elizabeth Lail) reluctantly joins a bachelorette trip to Palm Springs for his best friend Carla (Taylour Paige), his 70-year-old inside is freed — literally. The frustrated writer and influencer magically transforms into his future 40-year-old self: “Aunt Rita” (Diane Keaton). Freed from the restraints of other people’s expectations, Rita comes into her own, becoming an unlikely social media sensation and sparking a shy romance with Mack’s adorable dog sitter, Jack (Dustin Milligan). A sparkling new comedy with a magical twist, Mack & Rita celebrates being true to yourself at any age. Mack and Rita is directed by American actress/filmmaker Katie Aseltonfilm director Free and black rock previously. The screenplay is written by Paul Welsh & Madeline Walter. It is produced by Alex Saks, Diane Keaton, Stephanie Heaton-Harris, Jina Panebianco, Dori A. Rath. Gravitas opens Mack and Rita in cinemas nationwide from August 12, 2022.