Poster Peek: ‘The Back-Up Plan’


Quick question: What is the first thing you notice about the poster below?

Do you think that’s an accident?

Jennifer Lopez, who hasn’t been in a movie since 2006, is back and she’s in a romantic comedy about a woman who gets artificially inseminated right before meeting Mr. Right. If this plot sounds familiar, that might be because Jennifer Aniston has a very similar sounding movie due this year (which formerly carried the unfortunate-sounding title “The Baster,” but is due for a name change).

So this year, we can look forward to two movies about women who get artificially-inseminated. And both movies star women named Jennifer who are better known for their work outside of movies (TV for Aniston, music for Lopex) and who are well-publicized in the tabloids for their romances. Oh, and both ladies are famous for having world-class posteriors.

And it is that last point that those who made the poster for “The Back-Up Plan” chose to emphasize. Which I guess is as good a tact as any.

“The Back-Up Plan,” which gets delivered to theaters April 16, also stars Alex O’Loughlin. He is the one in the poster who is gazing admiringly at Lopez while looking somewhat like a scruffy version of Jerry Seinfeld.

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4 Comments Add Yours ↓

  1. Robb #

    I won’t lie. She looks great in the poster. But I don’t want to see the movie.

  2. 2

    She’s a great looking girl, but she isn’t the warmest of personalities.

  3. 3

    “The Baster”??? Hahahaha. I’m not falling for it Gerski, you can’t be serious.

    And this movie looks… well… never mind.

  4. 4

    Oh, sadly it’s true: There is no truth, however, to the rumor that it was previously called “The Basterd” (Quentin Tarantino style). At least, I don’t think there is.