The film about Juliet’s cousin who tries to sabotage the most romantic love in history is coming
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On October 14 it comes out on Hulu Rosalinethe film directed by Karen Maine that reunites the actress of Dopesick, Kaitlyn Dever in the role of a girl who tries to divide the famous lovers Romeo and Juliet. Dever is also an executive producer on the film and plays Romeo’s former flame, played by Kyle Allenwho suffers when her beloved begins to take an interest in her cousin Juliet, Isabela Merced. This rejection was never seen in Shakespeare’s tragedy of 1597 and the film imagines parts of the story, combined with the classic of literature.
Romeo contended by two women
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“So are you going to divide them?” asks Rosaline about a nurse played by Minnie Driver in movie trailer. And the girl replies: “Of course, Romeo and Juliet doesn’t even sound good” and she enlists her friend Dario for help stop marriage, a character who does not appear in the story set in Italy. Rosaline takes Juliet to a pub and the men of the village go wild when she asks: “Who wants to offer us a drink?”. Juliet realizes the diabolical plan of her cousin who wants to distract her with other boys to get her away from Romeo, and tells her: “All this time you just wanted to steal my boyfriend!” And Rosaline promptly replies: “I was trying to kidnap him! it’s a difference. “
Rosaline: the synopsis
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The film is proposed as one reinterpretation of the love story of Romeo and Juliet which has moved entire generations. The story is told from the point of view of Rosaline, Juliet’s cousin and Romeo’s sentimental interest. When the latter meets the beautiful Capuleti he immediately falls in love with her and puts aside his relationship with Rosaline who takes offense and tries to sabotage this new love by trying to win back the Montecchi scion. How will it end?
The cast of Rosaline
Kaitlyn Dever landed the role of Rosaline after formerly associated actresses Keira Knightley, Deborah Ann Woll, Allison Williams and Felicity Jones abandoned the long-in-the-box project. Karen Maine’s PG-13 movie, based on the novel by Rebecca Serle of 2010 When You Were Minealso features Bradley Whitford as Friar Laurence and Christopher McDonald as Lord Capulet.