Reboot of ‘Four Weddings’ casts lead roles
Jessica Williams (“2 Dope Queens,” “Fantastic Beasts”), Nikesh Patel (“London Has Fallen”), Rebecca Rittenhouse (“The Mindy Project”) and John Reynolds (“Stranger Things”) round out the cast of Hulu’s upcoming romantic comedy series, set to debut in 2019, the subscription service announced Friday.
Inspired by Mike Newell’s eponymous 1994 feature film starring Hugh Grant and Andie MacDowell, the actors will play characters named Jess, Kash, Ainsley and Duffy, respectively, in the new adaptation, which is also set in England.
According to Hulu, Jess is a young communications director for a New York senatorial campaign and heads to London after being invited to a college classmate’s wedding, leaving her professional and personal life behind in favor of reconnecting with old friends. There, she ends up in the middle of their personal crises that revolve around four weddings and a funeral.