There are many Christmas films on the market – however by no means actually any concerning the much-underrated Boxing Day (suppose leftovers from Christmas dinner, all of your new presents to play with, and not one of the stress of the principle occasion). Enter Boxing Day, the directorial debut of Kidulthood and Yardie star Aml Ameen – a winter rom-com ticking all of the packing containers when it comes to festive feels; there’s comedy, romance, heartbreak and all the enjoyment and awkwardness of getting the household collectively across the turkey. Take a look at the model new trailer right here:
In addition to co-writing, directing and producing, Ameen stars as Melvin, a well-known British creator dwelling Stateside. After a grand proposal to his American girlfriend Lisa (Aja Naomi King) doesn’t fairly go as anticipated, the couple head to London for a stint on Melvin’s newest e book tour – and for Lisa to lastly meet his household. Chaos ensues as Melvin’s household are launched, and the romance will get difficult after they run into Melvin’s ex, Georgia, now a brilliant well-known popstar (performed by Little Combine’s Leigh-Anne Pinnock in her first movie position). The core love triangle is backed up by a superb supporting forged, together with Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Small Axe’s Sheyi Cole and Sport of Thrones’ Stephen Dillane.
Boxing Day arrives in UK cinemas on December third – and keep watch over empireonline.com for a trailer breakdown with Aml Ameen, coming very quickly.