WHO’S IN IT?
Jennifer Aniston (Horrible Bosses), Julia Roberts (Pretty Woman), Kate Hudson (Almost Famous), Jason Sudeikis (We’re The Millers), Timothy Olyphant (Hitman), Héctor Elizondo (The Princess Diaries), Britt Robertson (Tomorrowland: A World Beyond), Sarah Chalke (Mama’s Boy), Loni Love (Soul Plane), Cameron Esposito (Adventure Time), Margo Martindale (The Savages), Robert Pine (Independence Day), Shay Mitchell (Dreamland), Jack Whitehall (The Bad Education Movie), Aasif Mandvi (Spider-Man 2), Jon Lovitz (Rat Race), Ella Anderson (Unfinished Business), Jennifer Garner (Juno)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Garry Marshall (New Year’s Eve), director; Tom Hines (film debut), Lily Hollander (film debut), Anya Kochoff (Monster-in-Law) and Matthew Walker (film debut), writers; Brandt Andersen (The Asylum), Howard Burd (4 Minute Mile), Daniel Diamond (Noise), Mark DiSalle (Bloodsport), Mike Karz (Blended) and Wayne Allan Rice (Dude, Where’s My Car?), producers; John Debney (Sin City), composer; Charles Minsky (Valentine’s Day), cinematographer; Bruce Green (Freaky Friday) and Robert Malina (Spin Cycle), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Several generations of families come together to celebrate Mother’s Day in many different ways – divorcee Sandy (Aniston) copes with her two sons having a new step-mother, sisters Jesse (Hudson) and Gabi (Chalke) reveal to their prejudiced mother (Martindale) their respective lifestyle choices, writer Miranda (Roberts) deals with her choice to give up her daughter Kristin (Robertson) for adoption, and widowed father Bradley (Sudeikis) tries to be a loving father to his daughters while also trying to ignore the holiday…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
In the spirit of his past holiday-themed ensemble movies Valentine’s Day and New Year’s Eve, Mother’s Day celebrates mums everywhere and the love we give them and they give us (even though this movie comes out roughly THREE MONTHS after the actual UK Mother’s Day, but whatevs).