Playing an opioid-addicted grieving woman is the closest to a rom-com Pugh will ever get, said the Oscar-nominated star.
Instead of reviving the high-concept rom-com, the genre has stooped to a new iteration of self-referential jokes calling back to "Notting Hill," "My Best Friend's Wedding," and more.
"Do I want to put myself back in a career path where I'm just always the romantic lead?" Badgley said.
"Guys, I don't know what's going to happen!" Witherspoon said of detailing the entire 2010 rom-com after the in-flight movie stalled.
Twenty years ago, Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey ushered in a golden age of aspirational feminist rom-coms that has yet to be duplicated.
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