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Netflix acquires Sam Claflin, Olivia Munn romantic comedy

By Annie Martin
Netflix acquires Sam Claflin, Olivia Munn romantic comedy
Sam Claflin will star in the new movie "Love. Wedding. Repeat." File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License Photo

May 14 (UPI) -- Netflix has acquired a new romantic comedy starring Sam Claflin and Olivia Munn.

The streaming company announced in a press release Tuesday it picked up Love. Wedding. Repeat.

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Love. Wedding. Repeat. is directed by Dean Craig. The movie co-stars Eleanor Tomlinson, Joel Fry, Jack Farthing, Tim Key, Allan Mustafa, Aisling Bea and Freida Pinto.

Claflin plays Jack, an older brother trying to make sure his sister has the perfect wedding day. The movie shows three alternate versions of the wedding play out as Jack juggles an ex-girlfriend, an uninvited guest and the girl of his dreams who got away (Munn).

Production is underway in Rome, Italy. Jo Bamford and Andrew Borella will executive produce, with Guglielmo Marchetti and Piers Tempest as producers.

Deadline said Love. Wedding. Repeat. is Netflix's first deal at Cannes this year.

Claflin is known for playing Finnick Odair in the Hunger Games movies and starring in Me Before You with Game of Thrones actress Emilia Clarke. Munn portrayed Sloan Sabbith on The Newsroom and Psylocke in the film X-Men: Apocalypse.

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