Singer and actress Jennifer Lopez announced her next project to combine music and film: the release of an album with a film co-written with her husband, actor and director Ben Affleck. album This is me…now With the tape scheduled for February 16th, the debut single, titled Can’t get enoughNext comes January 10th.
movie, It’s Me… Now: The Movie, offers an intimate look into the pop star’s personal life. Co-authored Lopez, Matt Walton and Affleck, It aims to reveal the unknown and profound aspects of his life. “This album is the most honest thing I’ve ever done, the culmination of who I am as a person and artist.”Jennifer Lopez agrees Vogue Last November. “People think they know what happened to me along the way, but they really don’t, and a lot of times they’re completely wrong. “There’s a part of me that hides that side of me from everyone else.”
The artist shared a trailer for the film this Monday, which included an admission of her relationship with Affleck. In the trailer, Lopez appears in front of a fireplace on a rainy day and reflects: “When I was a kid, when they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up, my answer was always…to be in love.”. The trailer also shows a letter dated December 24, 2002, apparently written by Affleck: “Life is hard but you are sweet. Thanks for the gift. I hope you like flowers. You said you could never have enough. I trust you”. The letter ends with the signature “B”.
The story of Lopez and Affleck became a couple between 2002 and 2004, calling off their engagement and then marrying other people: Marc Anthony and Jennifer Garner, respectively. Following Lopez’s divorce from Anthony in 2014 and Affleck’s divorce from Garner in 2018, the couple rekindled their relationship in 2021 and tied the knot in 2022. “It’s a beautiful love story of second chances” Lopez commented in an interview People. Her mother, Guadalupe Rodriguez, also expressed her hope for the couple’s reunion on the “Today” show: “I know you’ll be back together because I’ve prayed for 20 years that it would be.”
This is me… now It was the Bronx native’s first return to the recording studio nearly 10 years after the album’s release. A.K.Ahad the participation of personalities like Rick Ross, Iggy Azalea, French Montana and T.I. At the same time, Jennifer Lopez had a steady film career, her most recent film mother Released in January 2023, where he shared the screen Josh Duhamel, Lenny Kravitz and Jennifer Coolidge.
It is worth noting that Affleck and Lopez have already worked together on several occasions, in fact, it was during the filming of the film. Gigli There the actors met and began one of the most high-profile relationships in Hollywood history. After their reconciliation in 2021, the two worked closely again windA film co-directed with his inseparable friend Matt Damon; However, Jennifer is key in capturing exactly how the iconic sneakers changed sports and fashion history in cinema.
“God, she’s smart. She is incredibly knowledgeable about how fashion is shaped by culture as a confluence of music, sports, entertainment and dance. “She helped me talk about the reason Jordans (sneakers) are so important: America’s culture and style is 90% driven by black culture.”
Soon, Ben and Jello will work together again on Unstoppable, which chronicles the life and work of one-legged wrestler Anthony Robles. Jennifer Lopez will star as one of the female leads, while Affleck will serve as producer, again sharing credits with Matt Damon.