Leigh-Anne Pinnock makes her film debut in FIRST LOOK of festive comedy Boxing Day
Little Mix fans got their first glimpse of Leigh-Anne Pinnock’s big-screen debut in the trailer for the festive romantic comedy Boxing Day.
The preview shows the singer aptly taking on the role of an international pop star, who continued to be present in her ex’s life, much to the chagrin of her American fiancée.
Posting the trailer on Little Mix’s Twitter account, Leigh-Anne exclaimed that she was ‘proud and upset’ to have landed a role in the Christmas movie, which has an all-black cast including Aja Naomi King and Aml Ameen.
Coming soon! Little Mix fans got their first glimpse of Leigh-Anne Pinnock’s big-screen debut in the trailer for the festive romantic comedy Boxing Day
The trailer opens with British author Melvin (Ameen) giving his American girlfriend Lisa (Naomi King) a sprawling romantic display with a band and scattered rose petals.
But the beautiful moment is wasted when she throws up on the carpet, causing Melvin to joke that she spoiled the “best proposal ever”, before promising herself to try again when she returns from her trip. Christmas in London.
Lisa demands that she accompany him to the UK so that she can meet her family, and it’s clear that Melvin isn’t enthusiastic, with his girlfriend afterwards revealing to him that he first fled to the United States on Boxing Day years earlier when her parents announced they were separating.
Dramatic: The premiere shows the singer rightly assuming the role of an international pop star, who continued to be present in her ex’s life, much to the chagrin of her American fiancée
Sweet: Trailer Opens With UK Author Melvin (Ameen) Proposing To His American Girlfriend Lisa (Naomi King)
Getting away: As she demands to travel to the UK with him for Christmas, it is revealed that Melvin fled to the US on Boxing Day when his parents revealed they were divorcing
On the moon ! Lisa can’t contain her excitement after traveling to London for the first time, in hopes she can meet Melvin’s family
The preview shows Melvin and Lisa on their way to London, with his proud aunt watching him appear on a Lorraine chat show, where he asks why he hasn’t fallen in love with a British woman.
Leigh-Anne then makes her first appearance as a pop star Georgia, and it is revealed that she and Melvin have a complicated history, and Lisa is furious to learn that they were dating, stating, “We slept with her. music”. ‘
Melvin is seen reuniting with his family, and it is revealed that his mother is secretly dating someone new without his family knowing, sparking more drama ahead of the holiday season.
Superstar: It is implied that Melvin became a big star in the literary world after traveling to the United States
Who? Glamorous pop star Georgia, whom Lisa idolizes, is then revealed to be Melvin’s ex-girlfriend.
What? Lisa is stunned by the news and says: “We fucked on her music!”
It also looks like Melvin might not have completely forgotten Georgia when she asks him, “Do you remember what you said the first time you asked me out?” leading Lisa to run away in tears, and it remains to be seen if the couple will reconcile.
The preview ends with a hilarious ode to Love Actually’s famous sign card scene, with Melvin begging Lisa to beg her forgiveness, but not being heard.
Realizing that he is blocking traffic, his sister insists that they keep moving because “gestures like that no longer work”.
Sweet: The trailer also offers a glimpse into Melvin’s Anglo-Caribbean family, as his mother prepares to reveal to loved ones that she is in a new relationship.
Fun: As always, it looks like shenanigans will ensue, as Lisa meets Melvin’s family
Questions: It also seems that Melvin may not have totally forgotten Georgia when she asks him, “Do you remember what you said the first time you asked me out?” leading Lisa to run away in tears
Leigh-Anne first shared a preview of the Boxing Day trailer on Little Mix’s Twitter account, writing: ‘Guys, I’m gonna be in a movie. I can’t tell you how proud and overwhelmed I feel right now! An all-black Christmas RomCom …
“Boxing Day is released on December 3 at the cinema! Thank you for supporting and spreading the word! I’m so excited for this.
Director Ameen co-wrote the festive comedy with Bruce Purnell, and it’s said to be based on some of his own experiences.
The actor plays British author Melvin, who returns to London for Christmas and introduces his family to his American fiancée Lisa, played by Aja Naomi King.
Oh dear! The preview ends with a hilarious ode to Love Actually’s famous sign card scene, with Melvin begging Lisa for forgiveness, but not being heard.
Excited: Posting the trailer on Little Mix’s Twitter account, Leigh-Anne exclaimed that she was “proud and overwhelmed” to have landed a role in the Christmas movie
The couple’s relationship is put to the test by Melvin’s eccentric Anglo-Caribbean family, and Lisa learns more about her fiancé’s past life than he has ever shared with her.
In addition to Leigh-Anne, Ameen and Aja, Marianne Jean-Baptiste also stars in the film.
“It is such an honor to team up with Warner Bros. Pictures, Film4 and BFI to bring British black culture to the world in this universal holiday romantic comedy,” Ameen said of the production.
“I have dreamed of capturing films that reflect the wonderfully multicultural city that brought me up while sharing stories from the diary of my life for a long time. “
Ameen recently made waves with her supporting role in Michaela Coel’s acclaimed drama I May Destroy You for BBC One and HBO.
Boxing Day will be released in the UK on Friday December 3rd.
Release Date: Boxing Day will be released in the UK on Friday December 3rd