'Last Christmas' trailer is a gift to your cynical heart

Posted Wednesday, 14 August 2019 ‐ CNN

(CNN)It's beginning to look a lot like we might have a new holiday favorite in the upcoming romantic comedy, "Last Christmas." Starring Emilia Clarke and "Crazy Rich Asians" breakout Henry Golding, "Last Christmas" doesn't look to be re-inventing the rom-com wheel. Per the just-released trailer, Clarke plays a woman who works in a Christmas shop and is a little wayward in life. Golding plays a man who seems to have a heart of gold and plenty of charm. They find each other. They are an unlikely pair. There's ice skating. What more can a moviegoer ask for from a candy cane-sweet holiday film? Nothing, reader. Nothing. Paul Fieg directed the film based on the screenplay by Emma Thompson and Bryony Kimmings. It will be released in theaters on November 8.

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