First Trailer for Kristen Bell's New RomCom 'When in Rome'

August 14, 2009
Source: Yahoo

When in Rome Trailer

Touchstone has just debuted the trailer for When in Rome, the new romantic comedy starring Kristen Bell. This also stars Josh Duhamel as her big love interest, and a bunch of other wanna-be lovers, like Danny DeVito, Will Arnett, Jon Heder, and Dax Shepard. Sure it looks funny and glossy, like every other romcom made these days, I just don't really care. It's always the same story told a different way, except for something like The Time Traveler's Wife, where they throw in a sci-fi element. I'm already predicting that the fountain was a big sham and she's really, truly in love with Duhamel's character anyway. So, enjoy?

Watch the official trailer for Kristen Bell's When in Rome from YouTube:

You can also watch the trailer for When in Rome in High Definition on Yahoo

Beth Harper (Kristen Bell) is a young, successful real estate agent… but she's completely unlucky in love. However, when the New Yorker travels to Rome to see her newlywed sister, she impulsively steals some coins from a reputed fountain of love, and is then aggressively pursued by a band of wannabe lovers.

When in Rome is directed by Mark Steven Johnson, of Simon Birch, Daredevil, and Ghost Rider previously. The screenplay was written by writing partners David Diamond and David Weissman, of The Family Man, Evolution, and Minutemen previously. Disney will debut When in Rome in theaters on January 29th.

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I enjoyed this trailer. There's talent in this movie, but I know it's just gonna end up being the usual crap

-Peter- on Aug 14, 2009


Can't believe that had to sell the soundtrack. Meh!

Caroline on Aug 14, 2009


Sorry - I meant 'they'....not 'that'!!!

Caroline on Aug 14, 2009


So... they went the Veronica Mars Voiceover way, huh? She is too talented to reduce herself to Heroes and those crappy RomComs. Sure, I've seen worse projects, but she really deserves better.

captain subtext on Aug 14, 2009


dammit dax shepard made me laugh with his puppy joke... kristen bell deserves better than this...

Silver on Aug 14, 2009


That was terrible. Poor Kristen Bell...she's too good for this crap.

Kevin on Aug 14, 2009


IDK what you guys are saying, oh tiny violins and whambulances. "Poor Kristen Bell deserves better than this." Why? What has she done that possibly makes her deserve better than this? Veronica Mars? Please...Don't get me wrong, I think she's great, but this is the progression of any TV to film actress. Start off on a successful TV show (Veronica); get in some good rom-coms (Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Couples Retreat and this), then once your dues are paid, you get to venture into political thrillers, period pieces and action films. And I think this looks actually funny as hell...Will Arnett and Dax Shepard, "Should we go to the vet, because these puppies look sick?!" C'mon, that's hilarious. Get over yourselves, you know you all like a good dopey rom-com to brighten up your day.

Rabs on Aug 14, 2009


I totally agree #7. In the movie business you do have to start at the bottom to get closer to the top, and it starts with proving yourself. Or sometimes you're lucky like Sam Worthington.

cs on Aug 14, 2009


OMG!!! this has Lee Pace in it!! I didn't know that! I love Kristen Bell and now that I saw Lee Pace, I'm definitely going to watch it though i'm fed up with RomComs of Hollywood.

F.C. on Aug 15, 2009


Who cares, I'll watch anything with Kristen Bell in it and Hollywood damn well knows it

Jos van den Atmos on Aug 15, 2009


Hmm... I have nothing against romcoms, if they are good romcoms. The only thing that seems worth seeing in this one is De Vito.

Nathalie on Aug 15, 2009


I thought this was going to be horrible but then I laughed a lot more than I was expecting. I'll see it for the fountain anyway because of the movie Three Coins in the Fountain (one my fav old movies).

janet on Aug 15, 2009



A-B on Aug 15, 2009


that trailer was long as hell

DoomCanoe on Aug 15, 2009


i will gladly enjoy this when it hits hbo.

derby on Aug 15, 2009


That is just downright horrid. No wonder they set it back five months. The editor probably had his (or her) work cut out but they can't make gold out of cow chips. Ewww...I hope it flops.

crystal on Aug 15, 2009


Absolute shit.

PJ H on Aug 15, 2009


Everything sucked about this trailer except 1 thing; Can someone call the vet because these puppies are sick. lol

robert on Aug 16, 2009


This movie, its cast and crew, can suck my asshole with a straw.

nem on Aug 17, 2009


I really wonder when are American cinematographers going to stop using mid-XX century stereotypes - or create false ones - to depict foreign countries. I was born and raised in Rome, and I can guarantee you that: A) we don't break vases for good luck at Italian weddings, B) we don't spit on the floor to express disgust or against the evil eye or whatever the old lady in the trailer is doing, and - above all: C) we don't dance pseudo-folk Neapolitan dances at weddings (it is the equivalent of showing line dancing at a NYC wedding). I was hoping that this type of ignorant and retrograde sterotype would be over with that atrocious turkey called Hudson Hawk (Bruce Willis, 1991, with 1950s buses with crates, luggage and chicken on top driving through contemporary Rome). But I see that a new breed (of turkeys) is around. PS: and why on Earth is a British pound (with Elizabeth II) thrown in the fountain and not a Euro? Bah.

Alex C. on Aug 17, 2009


I agree with Alex C. - trite drivel with gross stereotypes. ho-hum.

CatieLee on Aug 17, 2009


They already gave the ending away with pictures on the internet with Josh kissing Kristin in the fountain. Ugh, why did they even cast Josh Duhamel? He is a horrible actor.

tammy on Aug 17, 2009


loooks TERRIBLE - Jake Yenor

Jake Yenor on Aug 17, 2009


Oh. My. God. No. If the movie is one tenth as painful as this trailer, and I do suspect that it is indeed, I would rather have a root-canal while being water-boarded in the same Turkish prison as the one in Midnight Express than sit through this movie. Holy Christ this looks bad.

bb6640 on Aug 18, 2009

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