Amy Poehler and Paul Rudd poke fun at rom-coms in "They Came Together"

Amy Poehler and Paul Rudd in a scene from "They Came Together." Lionsgate

Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler's new film has all the makings of a classic romantic comedy -- the difference is that they're making fun of all of it.

"They Came Together," from Michael Showalter and David Wain ("Wet Hot American Summer," "Role Models"), skewers the rom-com genre and all the tropes we've come to expect from it.

A new trailer for the film (via Buzzfeed) shows how Molly (Poehler) and Joel (Rudd) meet-cute in a bookstore and fall in love, with plenty of twists, turns and pratfalls along the way.

If the premise and the likes of Poehler and Rudd aren't enough to hook you, there's also a stellar supporting cast -- Ed Helms, Ellie Kemper, Colbie Smulders, Michael Shannon, Bill Hader and Max Greenfield among them.

"They Came Together," which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, hits theaters and VOD on June 27.

 


  • Jessica Derschowitz

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