For about two and a half minutes, this newly released trailer for You Again, a comedy about facing the demons that haunted your adolescence, shows very little promise. Sure, having Kristen Bell and Odette Yustman (Cloverfield, The Unborn) sharing screen time isn’t a bad thing. And seeing Jamie Lee Curtis and Sigourney Weaver play two middle-aged gals with old scores to settle might be funny. And I think I saw Kristin Chenoweth in there somewhere, which is a definite plus. But on the whole, this new comedy from She’s The Man director Andy Fickman looks to be yet another surface-level affair, filled with situational gags and jokes about how the neurosis of shallow people.
Then, as if sent from the heavens, Betty White swoops in and makes a joke about The Twitter and it all becomes funny again. Go figure. Have a look for yourself below in this first trailer, released today by Walt Disney Pictures.
You Again is due out September 24, 2010.
Synopsis: Successful PR pro Marni heads home for her older brother’s wedding and discovers that he’s marrying her high school arch nemesis, who’s conveniently forgotten all the rotten things she did so many years ago. Then the bride’s jet-setting aunt bursts in and Marni’s not-so-jet-setting mom comes face to face with her own high school rival.