Exclusive: Four Christmases Director Seth Gordon


ComingSoon.net’s Heather Newgen talked exclusively to director Seth Gordon about his new comedy, Four Christmases, opening in theaters on November 26.

In the film, upscale, happily unmarried San Francisco couple Kate and Brad (Reese Witherspoon and Vince Vaughn) find themselves socked in by fog on Christmas morning, their exotic vacation plans morph into the family-centric holiday they had, until now, gleefully avoided. Out of obligation—and unable to escape—they trudge to not one, not two, but four relative-choked festivities, increasingly mortified to find childhood fears raised, adolescent wounds reopened… and their very future together uncertain. As Brad counts the hours to when he can get away from their parents, step-parents, siblings and an assortment of nieces and nephews, Kate is starting to hear the ticking of a different kind of clock. And by the end of the day, she is beginning to wonder if their crazy families’ choices are not so crazy after all.


Heather Newgen’s shirt provided by Lauren Conrad.