It’s starting to look loads like Christmas as Leighton Meester and Robbie Amell are starring in a brand new vacation rom-com, EXmas.
Amell, 35, and Meester, 37, respectively play Graham and Ali who’re former fiancés who referred to as it quits earlier than the vacations. Graham initially tells his household he gained’t be capable to make it for Christmas resulting from a piece obligation. Nonetheless, he decides to shock them and makes it dwelling in time for the festivities — however as soon as he arrives, he’s greeted by a well-recognized and surprising face.
“What are you doing right here?” Graham asks within the trailer — which dropped on Tuesday, October 17 — as he sees Ali in his dad or mum’s home. “I believed you stated he was working,” she retorts, whereas Graham’s sister (Veronika Slowikowska) makes an attempt to play dumb.
Graham shares his frustrations together with his mother, who’s performed by Kathryn Greenwood, for inviting his ex over for the vacations after their painful breakup. The clip then pans to Ali providing to depart to make issues extra snug for everybody, however Greenwood’s character shuts down the thought. As Graham learns that Ali is right here to remain, he decides he must take issues into his personal fingers.
“I’ve to get Mother and Dad to dump Ali,” he quips. “In any other case I’m going to be sharing my household without end.”
Graham decides to strike up a wager with Ali saying his household will “work up the braveness” to ask her to depart “earlier than Christmas morning.” Ali, for her half, takes her ex up on the provide and counters by saying he’ll be the one to depart first as a substitute. Because the wager rages on, the twosome plot towards each other and try and carry out one another’s worst qualities in entrance of Graham’s household.
“They’re passive-aggressively hating one another … however I feel they really love one another,” Slowikowska’s character shares together with her mother and father. “It’s fairly complicated.”
The trailer then cuts to a collection of moments the place Graham and Ali are getting nearer and even share a passionate kiss whereas additionally hurling insults at each other.
“You’re so gross,” Ali sneers. “I hate your bangs,” Graham fires again as they proceed to embrace.
EXmas premieres on Amazon Freevee on November 17. The unique movie — which was produced by BuzzFeed Studios — is the second vacation movie to drop on the free streaming service following 2022’s Lodge for the Holidays, which starred Madelaine Petsch and Mena Massoud.
Watch the trailer above for a primary have a look at EXmas.