When looking for the best old and latest rom-coms, Netflix is like a one-stop spot. The array of different romance films in its collection interlaced with unique storylines is sure to keep movie lovers entertained for hours.
Recently, the streaming network released a new installment, “Love Hard,” to kick start the holiday season. The cheesy flick was largely pleasant, hard to love, but easy to like. It also starred Nina Dobrev in a different light from the paranormal series “Vampire Diaries.” So, we’ll take what we can get.
Picking up from where they left off, Netflix plans on releasing another movie from their upcoming festive collection. Titled “Single All The Way,” most fans who have watched the trailer are already anticipating its mushy-comedic scenes.
On top of that, the movie is a typical LGBTQ love story, making it garner attention from the queer community. Here are some of the sweet details to know about the upcoming flick.
‘Ugly Betty’ Star Michael Urie Set To Appear In ‘Single All The Way’
The usual Netflix tradition is to release new movies and shows that match the atmosphere of each season. Halloween got its fair share of new scary slashers to mark the occasion, and the x-mas holiday season is not to be left out.
Netflix’s “Single All The Way” is already shaping up to be a hit, partly thanks to the presence of “Ugly Betty” alum Michael Urie. In the recently released trailer, fans saw him showcase the same level of quirky wit he was known for in the ABC comedy-drama.
Urie appears in the upcoming film alongside the duo of “Hearts and Castles” Philemon Chambers and “Brothers & Sisters” Luke MacFarlane. It also stars Jennifer Coolidge and Kathy Najimy as Urie’s character aunt and mother.
With this exquisite array, fans can expect to enjoy a blend of whimsy yet educational scenes that aptly portray queer love in this holiday season. “Single All The Way” debuts on Netflix on December 2, 2021.
‘Single All The Way’ Synopsis
As per the Netflix synopsis, the film centers on Peter (Michael Urie) and his longtime friend Nick (Philemon Chambers). Peter, who is getting on in age, worries about his single status over the past few years.
More so, he fears the judgment of the family when he goes home for the holidays.
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Desperate to escape his family’s subtle mockery, Peter persuades Nick to spend the holidays with him in his family house. Together, they concoct a plan to pretend that they are now in a relationship.
However, things go awry when Peter’s mother (Najimy) orchestrates a blind date with her good-looking trainer James (Macfarlane).
From the storyline, fans might almost imagine themselves gushing over the movie’s male protagonists. Well, not until December.
Fans’ Reaction To ‘Single All The Way’ Trailer
The Netflix romance drama features two queer leads for the first time on the streaming platform. In a way, it shows Netflix’s keenness to push the cause of the LGBTQ community into the entertainment industry.
The exciting trailer aroused many commendations from social media users who are all but expecting a cute fairytale ending for its main characters.
“So excited for this. I love cheesy Christmas movies, and now I feel validated by one,” wrote one fan on Netflix’s YouTube channel.
Another commenter said, “Friends to lovers! Fake dating! Gay finding love! I’m so excited! After Happiest Season ended up a bit depressing, I’m excited for this one.”
Others also gushed on about the supporting cast of McFarlane, Najimy, and Coolidge bringing some good time to the film. “Looks like a good time. I love how Luke plays the (passing) love interest when he’s such a Hallmark staple,” one fan wrote.
Other Netflix Holiday Movies
Spanning November to December 2021, the streaming network plans to drop a series of holiday flicks including, five rom coms, a horror thriller, eight kiddie tales, four comedies, and a few other miscellaneous.
Also, Netflix boasts an unrivaled collection of previously released holiday favorites that will appeal to the whole family. Many might make fans collapse into gales of laughter, while some might spur a few heartfelt tears. But all are worthy of reclining on a sofa, eating popcorn, and having some family alone time.
More info about the upcoming holiday films is on Netflix’s social media channels. For fans especially interested in rom-com, “Love Hard,” “Single All the Way,” “A Castle for Christmas,” “1000 Miles From Christmas,” and “The Princess Switch 3: Romancing the Star” are all top flicks for anyone to watch.