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The rom-com is back, and suddenly, I’m just a girl, standing in front of a cinema employee, asking for a Ticket to Paradise.
Ticket to Paradise is set to reunite Julia Roberts and George Clooney on the silver screen for the first time since 2016’s Money Monster. Prior to that, of course, they’d played estranged spouses in Ocean’s Eleven and Ocean’s Twelve.
Ticket to Paradise was filmed in Queensland in late 2021, and is set for a September 2022 cinema release.
Roberts and Clooney star as sparring exes who decide to team up and stop their daughter from making the same mistake they did — getting married. It’s going to be a classic enemies-to-lovers set up, and if that’s not something to celebrate, what IS?!
Here’s everything we know so far about Ticket to Paradise.
Who Is Starring in Ticket to Paradise?
Julia Roberts and George Clooney, baby! We’re talking the tippy top of Hollywood’s A-List, here. That said, Tickets to Paradise also features some heavy hitters when it comes to Hollywood’s rising stars in Kaitlyn Dever and Billie Lourd, who are starring as Lily and Wren.
You’ll recognise Dever from Booksmart, Unbelievable and Dopesick, and you’ll know Lourd from also from Booksmart, as well as Scream Queens and American Horror Story. Oh, and she’s literal Hollywood royalty — her mother was the late, great Carrie Fisher and her grandmother was the one and only Debbie Reynolds.
Also starring in Ticket to Paradise are:
- Lucas Bravo
- Senayt Mebrahtu as Dignitary
- Talha Şentürk
- Maxime Bouttier
- Sean Lynch as Rob
- Romy Poulier as Lauren
- Cintya Dharmayanti as Losi
- Rowan Chapman as Simon
- Dorian Djoudi as Komang
Who Directed Ticket to Paradise?
Ol Parker directed Ticket to Paradise. Parker is best known for writing and directing Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again and Imagine Me & You. He also wrote the screenplays for The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and its sequel, The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.
Who Wrote Ticket to Paradise?
Ticket to Paradise has two writers credited. The film’s director, Ol Parker, is credited with writing the film, with Daniel Pipski credited with writing the film’s screenplay.
This is Pipski’s first credit as a writer. Prior to this, his most notable credit was as the co-executive producer on the Kate Mara-fronted miniseries A Teacher.
What Is Ticket to Paradise About?
The official logline for Ticket to Paradise is as follows:
A divorced couple that teams up and travels to Bali to stop their daughter from making the same mistake they think they made 25 years ago.
Is There a Trailer for Ticket to Paradise?
There is, and you can watch it right here!
Where Was Ticket to Paradise Filmed?
Beautiful one day, perfect the next, Ticket to Paradise was filmed in Queensland!
When Is Ticket to Paradise Coming Out?
Ticket to Paradise will be released in cinemas on September 15, 2022.
Where Can I Watch Ticket to Paradise?
Ticket to Paradise will be a cinema release, which you can catch in HOYTS cinemas.