Always be a bridesmaid 27 Dresses2008 rom-com that captivated audiences with its female lead and variety in ugly bridesmaid dresses, captured the attention of many.
Jane’s love story (Katherine Heigl) being obsessed with weddings — while pining over her boss George (Edward Burns) — is a tale as old as time. While Jane falls victim to planning her sister Tess’ (Malin Akerman) nuptials to George during the movie, she ultimately realizes that being a bridesmaid isn’t that terrible.
In fact, she said her vows to Kevin, her nemesis-turned love interest, when she was actually in a coma.James MarsdenJane is surrounded by 27 women who stand beside her and support her. The heartwarming ending proves that friendship can overcome anything — even a Gone With the WindFor a scuba ceremony, a themed gown or bathing suit with a tulle skirt and matching swim cap can be worn.
On the film’s 10-year anniversary, Heigl celebrated her memorable character and her iconic wardrobe.
“It has been 10 whole years since I had the privilege of getting to be a part of one of my favorite projects 27 dresses!” the Grey’s AnatomyAn alum wrote via Instagram on January 2018. “At the time I was a 28-year-old gal planning her own wedding and wearing Invisalign to correct my snaggle teeth for the wedding pics. Now I am a 39-year-old mother of three celebrating 10 years of marriage and letting my snaggle teeth make a comeback ‘cause I ultimately liked them better that way.”
The actress added: “Happy 10 years 27 dresses! I had the best time being part of your old-fashioned romance frivolity. I am so grateful to have had the opportunity, made new friends and kept the memories. #27dresses.”
Heigl was reunited with her film costars one year later. Entertainment Weekly’sReunion issue. During the cast hangout, Marsden revealed which scene he still gets asked about — when his character sings “Bennie and the Jets” with Jane after getting soaking wet in a storm.
“I don’t think anybody ever knows when you’re filming something that’s going to stand the test of time,” the Westworld actor told the magazine in February 2019, adding that fans have asked him to sing “Bennie and the Jets” at bars. “I think there’s a sincerity to the movie that gives it legs.”
Akerman teased the possibility of a second pregnancy two months later. 27 DressesTelling the story, sequel Us WeeklyHeigl spoke only about another movie.
“She was like, ‘We should do a baby shower [movie] where it’s like, 27 Babies or something like that — where you’re always the one going to the baby shower, but never the one having the baby,’” she recalled in April 2019. “So, we’re putting it out there!”
Fans can see the cast’s interpretations of the film, even though there are no plans to make a sequel. 27 DressesScroll down to see the most recent updates since its 2008 release.