Jennifer Aniston and Aaron Eckhart in Love Happens
Sometimes when you least expect it… You should be able to tell from that photo and the title of this, Love Happens, that it's a chic flick, or at least a romance. Universal has debuted the first trailer on Yahoo today for this delightful little romantic drama starring Jennifer Aniston and Aaron Eckhart. I'm a sucker for the occasional tearjerker like this and this time they really got me. I don't expect this to be one of the best romances of this decade, but there's something about the painfully sad look on Eckhart's face and the shyness of Aniston's character that got me. This obviously isn't for everyone, but I'm looking forward to it.
Watch the first trailer for Love Happens:
You can also watch the first trailer for Love Happens in High Definition on Yahoo
A romantic drama about a widower (Aaron Eckhart) whose book about coping with loss turns him into a best-selling self-help guru. On a business trip to Seattle, he falls for a woman (Jennifer Aniston) who attends one of his seminars, only to learn that he hasn't yet truly confronted his wife's passing.
Love Happens is directed by Brandon Camp, of only Dragonfly from 2002 and the TV show "John Doe" previously. The screenplay was co-written by Brandon Camp and his writing partner Mike Thompson, also of Dragonfly and "John Doe." Universal is bringing Love Happens to theaters on September 18th.
Reader Feedback - 23 Comments
harvey dent copes with loss of rachel dawes and becomes a self help guru?
romb on Jun 17, 2009
At least this looks better than He's Just Not That Into You. Plus Aaron Eckhart is coming off of his great performance in The Dark Knight. The Goo Goo Dolls probably made this trailer better for me though.
notalent on Jun 17, 2009
I trust in Aaron Eckhart. I haven't seen one movie where his acting sucked.
KenDoll on Jun 17, 2009
What is the intro song... its on the tip of my tongue...
Ken on Jun 17, 2009
I love it. And ITS NOT A ROMANTIC COMEDY!!!!!!!!! WHOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
xerxex on Jun 17, 2009
Looks goods! Nice pairing those two. I'm a sucker for a good romantic drama that makes you feel. My god Aniston is so ridiculously beautiful!
K on Jun 17, 2009
sexless in seattle
teddymercury on Jun 17, 2009
Wow, his face recovered really fast 😛 The movie looks pretty dumb, but the Seattle shots are decent.
Vic on Jun 17, 2009
I love it ..!
led panel on Jun 17, 2009
Jennifer Aniston doing a love date movie? I'm glad she's finally doing something different.
I have anxiety on Jun 17, 2009
Although this flick doesn't feel too fresh in a few aspects, I have to admit it looks like a really strong feel good movie that I think people could learn from. Like compassion? 😛 I'm kind of looking forward to seeing this flick. Now I just need a gf to go see it with. Hah! ;( So sad and pathetic... I know.
Dan the Fan on Jun 17, 2009
I'm just looking forward to it because it's set in Seattle. And I'm glad they showed some pretty cool Seattle shots in the trailer as well.
samir on Jun 17, 2009
Ooooooh! Jennifer Aniston in a formulaic romantic movie. I can't wait to see this! She's so nice. Why can't she find a nice man?
Colin on Jun 18, 2009
@ 3, I also have put my trust in Eckhart too. However much the Goo Goos got me sad, (total copy of City Of Angels draw), it feels a it too contrived. I think it's that I don't believe in Aniston as another funky-hippy-whimsey flu up, which she was so great at in Friends With Money. Also, the "wackier" BFF of hers, (and I like this actress) rings of a modern era Joan Cusack-style sidekick ala Working Girl. So yeah, maybe with another female lead. The sotry looks great though and I WISH they didn't show the turning point "I didn't go to her funeral". Alex, can you PLEASE run a story on what is happening with so much of the movies given away in trailers?!!! Whose in charge of cutting this? Am I missing something?
b on Jun 18, 2009
Fisherr on Jun 18, 2009
I finally figured it out. The Permanent Rain by Dangerous Summer
Ken on Jun 18, 2009
A 'chic flick' instead of a 'chick flick' Alex? Nice :p
jillinthebox on Jun 18, 2009
I'd rather drink drano but blesssss.
Zeezee on Jun 18, 2009
Looks nice! I know everbody says that Aniston just makes romantic films and stuff, but i don't know why, all her films look different every time, even if it's the same theme...That's curious.Love her eyes!
Josh on Jun 18, 2009
I don't know if it's just me or my screen but did J.A. did some made over coz I really find her face very different from what I remember... re: movie... typical.
miracle disease on Jun 18, 2009
Alex, I second b's request (@ #14): you should run a story, or a poll, on why US trailers regularly narrate the WHOLE movie. In chronological order. Do American viewers need reassurance? Do majors still perceive American consumers like a bunch of retarded kids that need guidance and clarifications? This is a puzzling phenomenon for some of us Europeans (the others just don't care, or are focused on soccer). Best, Alex
Alex C. on Jun 19, 2009
Thank you Ken for the song title and artist. I've been trying to figure it out for days now =)
Vanessa on Sep 9, 2009
I for one believe that Jennifer Aniston, is an extraordinary actress and should have a whole lot more admiration than she has received.
Delta Chestand on Sep 13, 2010
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