Hear About The Morgans?
You Hear About The Morgans?
Well, they are the guys who got
separated but then witnessed a murder.
And guess what? In an hilarious stroke
of fate they fell out of love and into
the Witness Protection Programme
MARRIED BUT RECENTLY SEPARATED COUPLE successful lawyer Paul (Golden Globe
Winner Hugh Grant: Bridget Jones' Diary; Love, Actually)
and top estate agent Meryl Morgan (two-time Emmy Award Winner Sarah Jessica
Parker: Sex and the City) witness a murder near their home in New York.
When they are placed in the Witness Protection Programme together they end up
in a small town in the wilds of Wyoming in the heart of cowboy country in the
delightful romantic comedy Did You Hear About The Morgans?.
Now given new identities as the Fosters, Meryl and Paul move into the remote
home of US Marshal Clay Wheeler (Sam Elliott: The Contender; Ghostrider)
and his wife Emma (Academy Award Winner Mary Steenburgen, Best Supporting Actress
Melvin And Howard, 1980), who introduce the Morgans to an alternative
lifestyle that includes dealing with wild bears, learning to ride and shoot
and making the most of the limited local facilities back to basics and
a far cry from their lavish New York lifestyle.
The fact that Paul has slept with someone else has driven a wedge between him
and Meryl. But will she forgive him and can he convince her to take him back?
As they share experiences, become accepted by the small community and wait for
an ultimate placing separately under the Programme, will they find the love
they once had even when Meryl reveals a secret to Paul?
And are the Morgans really as safe as they have begun to feel? A reckless telephone
call may just bring the dangers of New York closer to their doorstep. Will these
diehard city dwellers survive the weather, the bears, too much fresh air and
forced time together and will they make it out alive? You'll have fun
working this one out!
Taking advantage of many potential comedy moments, Did You Hear About The
Morgans? is a very funny film with excellent entertainment value and a touch
of drama thrown in for good measure. A slow start builds up to an impressive
romantic comedy with a twist. Hugh Grant is his wonderful loveable and gifted
self, Sarah Jessica Parker is in fine form, Mary Steenburgen develops her warm
character fantastically and it is lovely to see the wonderful Sam Elliot in
this sympathetic role. A superb cast and a great film.
From Marc Lawrence, the Writer and Director of Music And Lyrics and Two
Weeks' Notice, Did You Hear About The Morgans? is described as "a
genuine and funny adventure that will have you falling in love again and again".
Did You Hear About The Morgans? also features: Elisabeth Moss as Jackie
Drake; Michael Kelly as Vincent; Wilford Brimley as Earl Granger; Jesse Liebman
as Adam; David Call as Doc D Simmons; Kim Shaw as Nurse Kelly; Seth Gillian
as US Marshall Lasky; Steven Boyer as US Marshall Ferber; Sandor Tecsy as Anton
Forenski; Kevin Brown as US Marshall Henderson; Sharon Wilkins as US Marshall
King; and Gracie Bea Lawrence as Lucy Granger. The film is Produced by Liz Glotzer
(The Mist; Fracture; Music And Lyrics) and Martin Shafer (Beowulf;
Music And Lyrics); Music is by Theodore Shapiro; Director of Photography
is Florian Ballhaus; Choreography is by Dan Karaty and Directed and Written
by Marc Lawrence.
Romantic comedy icons Sarah Jessica Parker
and Hugh Grant finally unite to star as the fishes-out-of-water in the boot-stomping,
knee-slapping, laugh-out-loud romantic comedy Did You Hear About The Morgans?,
coming to DVD and Blu-ray courtesy of Sony Pictures Home Entertainment on 24
May, 2010. Certificate: PG | Running Time: 103 Minutes | Blu-ray: £22.99; DVD:
DVD and Blu-Ray Bonus Features Include: A Bear Of A Scene | Deleted Scenes |
Commentary With Director Marc Lawrence And Stars Hugh Grand & Sarah Jessica
Parker | Location, Location, Location | Cowboys And Cosmopolitans: The Stars
Of Did You Hear About The Morgans | Park Avenue Meets The Prairie: The Fashions
Of Did You Hear About The Morgans? | Outtakes | International Special.
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"Did You Hear About The Morgans? is a very funny film with excellent
entertainment value and a touch of drama thrown in for good measure"
Maggie Woods, MotorBar