Get ready to reunite with your favorite girls for a fun-filled journey Book Club: The Next Chapter, is set to make its streaming debut on Peacock this summer. The original 2018 sequel reunited its star quartet Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen And Mary Steenbergen For another chapter of fun with a little dose of drama. Coming weeks after its theatrical release, Book Club: The Next Chapter will join Peacock’s growing slate of films on June 30.
wrote Bill Holderman And Erin Sims who were both behind the original film, Book Club: The Next Chapter, centers on a group of four women bound by friendship and a shared passion for literature. The first film was inspired by their reading of Raunchi as they rekindled their romantic lives Fifty Shades of Grey, the sequel adds an adventure spin as the friends decide to travel to Italy for Vivian’s (Fonda) destination wedding. This is the first time the four see each other in person since the pandemic, and they’re ready to make the most of it. When unexpected twists occur and hidden truths are revealed, their vacation takes a delightful turn, turning into an extraordinary cross-country escapade that ultimately strengthens the bond they share.
Compared to the original, Book Club: The Next Chapter received mixed reviews from critics and struggled to match its production costs at the box office. While the original was an outstanding box office hit grossing over $100 million against a $14 million budget, the sequel only managed $27 million from a production cost of $20 million. Regardless of the low box office numbers, the film seemed to do better with audiences, some of whom argued that the sequel deserves top points for being faithful to the characters by revealing deeper layers of their personalities. of the collider Maggie Lovitt His review seemed to agree where, among other things, he praised the film’s hilarity and clever exploration of the relationship dynamics between the iconic foursome and their respective romantic partners.