This Is Me…Now: A Love Story: Release Date, Cast, Trailer, and Everything We Know

This Is Me…Now: A Love Story: Release Date, Cast, Trailer, and Everything We Know

Jennifer Lopez, a multi-talented superstar in film, TV, dance, and music, is set to embark on her most ambitious project yet with “This Is Me…Now: A Love Story.” The Prime Video original film integrates songs from her upcoming album, weaving a semi-autobiographical narrative. Playing herself, Lopez navigates the highs and lows of her love life in this eagerly awaited project, years in the making and soon to be released.

This Is Me…Now: A Love Story: Release Date

This Is Me…Now: A Love Story: Release Date
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“This Is Me…Now: A Love Story” is set to debut on Prime Video on Friday, February 16, coinciding with the release of Jennifer Lopez’s latest album of the same name. Both the film and the album serve as a continuation of her 2002 record, “This Is Me…Then.” Since the iconic “Jenny From the Block” era, Lopez’s life has seen significant changes, both professionally and personally. Notably, her engagement to Ben Affleck during that time captured headlines. Although they parted ways in 2004, they rekindled their relationship years later and eventually married in 2022, a moment that completes a full circle in Lopez’s journey, addressed in both the Prime Video musical and her new album.

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The Cast And Crew

the Cast of 'This Is Me...Now: A Love Story'
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In “This Is Me…Now: A Love Story,” Jennifer Lopez takes center stage, showcasing her talents as an actress, singer, and dancer. With a career spanning four decades, from her portrayal of Selena Quintanilla to her chart-topping hits, Lopez merges her skills in this highly anticipated project. Not only does she star in the film, but she also takes on roles behind the scenes as a producer and writer. Lopez shared with The Hollywood Reporter insights into her character in this eagerly awaited musical.

In addition to Jennifer Lopez’s central role, “This Is Me…Now: A Love Story” will feature an array of Hollywood stars in cameo appearances. Post Malone, Trevor Noah, Keke Palmer, Derek Hough, Kim Petras, Sofía Vergara, Jane Fonda, Jay Shetty, Fat Joe, Sadhguru, Tony Bellissimo, Trevor Jackson, Paul Raci, Bella Gagliano, Brandon Delsid, Ashley Versher, Malcolm Kelner, Alix Angelis, Danielle Larracuente, Matthew Law, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, and Ben Affleck are among the notable names set to grace the screen alongside Lopez.

The Plot

the plot
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The official synopsis for This Is Me…Now: A Love Story from Amazon MGM Studios reads:

“This Is Me…Now: A Love Story is like nothing you’ve ever seen from Jennifer Lopez. Alongside director Dave Myers, Jennifer has created a narrative-driven cinematic odyssey, steeped in mythological storytelling and personal healing. Dropping in tandem with her first studio album in a decade, this genre-bending Amazon original showcases her journey to love through her own eyes. With fantastical costumes, breathtaking choreography, and star-studded cameos, this panorama is an introspective retrospective of Jennifer’s resilient heart.”

The Director

The Director
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Jennifer Lopez takes on the roles of writer, producer, and sole financier of the film, as revealed in her interview with The Hollywood Reporter. Additionally, Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas from Nuyrocian Productions joins as a producer. Renowned music video director Dave Meyers, known for his collaborations with J-Lo on videos like “I’m Real” and “All I Have,” directs the musical. In a press conference, Meyers discussed his experience reuniting with Lopez and shared insights into the creative process behind conceptualizing the visual elements for her upcoming studio album.

This Is Me…Now: A Love Story: Trailer

J-Lo revealed This Is Me…Now: A Love Story in November 2023 with a teaser video in which she states that she has desired to be in love since she was a young child. While revealing nothing about the narrative, the teaser does highlight the central theme of the movie.

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