"Second Act" is a 2018 American romantic comedy film directed by Peter Segal.
The starring cast includes Jennifer Lopez as Maya DaVilla, Leah Remini as Joan, Vanessa Hudgens as Zoe Clarke, Treat Williams as Anderson Clarke, Milo Ventimiglia as Trey, Annaleigh Ashford as Hildy Ostrander, Charlyne Yi as Ariana, Brianda Agramonte as Young Maya DeVilla, Alan Aisenberg as Chase, Freddie Stroma as Ron Ebsen and others.
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STXfilms on Thursday, July 19, 2018 released the trailer for "Second Act" you can watch here:
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Here is a short review of "Second Act" movie plot summary.
Maya Vargas (Jennifer Lopez) is the assistant manager of the Value Shop store, where she has worked for the past 15 years. During that time she dramatically improved sales, customer relations, and general store culture through her intuitive and innovative methods. She awaits a store visit by an executive of her company, Mr. Weiskopf (Larry Miller), anxiously hoping to be promoted to manager. Her boyfriend Trey (Milo Ventimiglia), co-workers, and several regular customers all assure her that she is guaranteed the promotion, but she is passed up in favor of Arthur, a non-local company employee with an MBA from Duke. Mr. Weiskopf explains that while he values Maya's dedication and success, she only has a GED and no college degree, which makes her ineligible for the promotion by company policy. Her godson, a skilled computer programmer, rebuilds her background online, giving her a Harvard degree and world travel, and she is hired by one of the store's suppliers, a large cosmetics company. The CEO, Mr. Clarke, has her head a team developing a new product in competition with a team led by his daughter, Zoe (Vanessa Hudgens). During her time with the company, Maya learns that Zoe is the daughter that she gave up after giving birth as a teenager because she couldn't cope with the challenges of parenthood herself.
Here is the full cast and characters of "Second Act" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.
"Second Act" movie release date was scheduled to be on December 13, 2018 (Hungary), on December 21, 2018 (United States) and on January 17, 2019 (Germany) distributing by STXfilms, STX Entertainment, Elevation Pictures, STX International, Film & TV House, Metropolitan Filmexport, SF Studios, The Searchers, GEM Entertainment, Cinemundo, Constantin-Film, Diamond Films, E Stars Films, Golden Village Pictures, Odeon - Audio Visual Entertainment, PVR Pictures, SF Film Finland, TOBIS Film, Viva International Pictures, Vkaao, Net5, Remain In Light, Universum Film (UFA) and Yleisradio (YLE).
The duration of the film is 104 minutes. With a budget of $16 million, the film grossed over $72.3 million.
"Second Act" movie is rated "PG-13", according to the MPAA film rating system.
Principal photography began on October 23, 2017 in New York City, initially at Food Bazaar Supermarket in Queens, and then continuing in The Bronx and Manhattan, including at Michael Jordan's Steakhouse in Grand Central Terminal.
"Second Act" movie got average rating from critics. IMDB rating is 5.8/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 44/100. But the audience kinda likes the film. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "B+" on a scale ranging from A+ to F.
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