Holmes Replacing Tyler in The Romantics

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Katie Holmes has replaced Liv Tyler in the independent comedy The Romantics, reports Variety.

The actress will topline and executive produce the film, which also stars Anna Paquin, Josh Duhamel, Malin Akerman, Elijah Wood, Adam Brody and Jeremy Strong.

The Romantics revolves around eight friends from college who reunite for a wedding. Holmes will play Laura, the maid of honor to Paquin’s Lila, the bride. Laura and Lila are best friends who both have a past with the groom (Duhamel).

The screenplay was adapted by Galt Niederhoffer from her novel; she will also direct. The movie starts shooting this week in New York.