'Mother Of The Bride' Trailer: Rom-Com Starring Brooke Shields, Miranda Cosgrove & Benjamin Bratt Hits Netflix On May 9

Are rom-coms on the resurgence? If they are, Netflix is ahead of the pack with several new ones out on the streamer this year already. “Players,” “Irish Wish, and “The Heartbreak Agency” didn’t fare too well with critics, but “One Day” did, so maybe that means “Mother Of The Bride” could a sleeper hit for the streamer this Spring.

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And as far as rom-com plots go, “Mother Of The Bride” is as safe as it gets.  Brooke Shields stars a Mom whose daughter turns from abroad engaged, only to find out she’s marrying the son of a man who broke her heart years ago. Does that spell a disaster for her daughter or a second chance for her?

Here’s the official synopsis for “Mother Of The Bride,” courtesy of Netflix:

Lana’s daughter Emma returns from abroad and drops a bombshell: she’s getting married. In Thailand. In a month! Things only get worse when Lana learns that the man who captured Emma’s heart is the son of the man who broke hers years ago.

Along with Shields, “Mother Of The Bride” also stars Miranda CosgroveSean TealeChad Michael MurrayRachel Harris, and Benjamin BrattMichael McDonaldWilson CruzTasneem Roc, and Dalip Sondhi also stars.

 Mark Waters directs a script by Robin Bernheim Burger.  Brad Krevoy produces. Shields leads executive producers with Burger, Oliver AckermannGalen FletcherAmanda PhillipsJimmy Townsend, and Vince Balzano.

So will “Mother Of The Bride” be a hit or another rom-com dud for Netflix? Find out when the film hits the streamer on May 9. Watch a trailer for “Mother Of The Bride” below.