Nothing quite brings out the family drama like a wedding, and Kristen Bell (The Good Place) and Allison Janney (The West Wing) certainly experience that in the Prime Video film The People We Hate at the Wedding.
The comedy, an adaptation of Grant Ginder’s 2016 book, just got its trailer from the streamer (watch it below). To attend the Wedding of her estranged, affluent half-sister Eloise, Bell’s character Alice flies to London with her mother Donna (Janney), brother Paul (Ben Platt), and other family members (Cynthia Addai-Robinson). Naturally, mayhem then follows.
The preview suggests that the struggling brothers and their outspoken mothers have a difficult time. They are depicted at various points fighting next to the wedding cake, imprisoned in a British jail cell, and setting a club table on fire. On the plus side, it appears that Alice connects with the Dustin Milligan character from Schitt’s Creek, sitting next to her on a plane.
You know how everyone talks about those individuals after every Wedding. While her children are in their detention cell, Janney’s character tells them, “We’re those people this time.
Along with Black Panther’s Isaach De Bankolé, Deadpool’s Karan Soni, Oppenheimer’s Tony Goldwyn, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Jorma Verse’s Taccone, Bridgerton’s Julian Ovenden, and John Macmillan round out the cast (House of the Dragon).