Katie Holmes has replaced Liv Tyler as the lead in the indie rom-com, The Romantics.
Holmes will play Laura, the maid of honour at the wedding of her best friend, Lila (Anna Paquin). Only problem is, Laura has got previous with the groom (Josh Duhamel).
Malin Akerman, Elijah Wood, Jeremy Strong and Adam Brody complete an impressive cast of bright young things. Galt Neiderhoffer will direct, having adapted the screenplay from her own novel.
Holmes’ arrival on the movie, which starts filming this week in New York, is a further signal that her film career is go again, following her leading role in the Guillermo del Toro-produced horror, Don’t Be Afraid Of The Dark. Both that, and The Romantics, should come out next year.