Yvonne Orji and Lil Rel Howery will star in the upcoming comedy. Vacation friends. The two actors will play a couple who may get more than they hoped for during a Mexico vacation.
According to a release provided, the raw and raunchy movie finds Marcus and Emily, a straight couple played by Howery and Orji, looking for a good time on vacation. They meet upbeat partygoers Ron and Kyla, played by John Cena and Meredith Hagner, and the group enjoys a week of uninhibited fun and debauchery. Months after the date, Ron and Kyla appear at Marcus and Emily’s wedding in uninvited chaos.
Vacation friends debuts August 27 as a Hulu Original in the US and as a Star Original on Disney + in select international markets on Hulu. It’s 20the The first Century Studios film to be released simultaneously worldwide on the Hulu and Disney + streaming platforms.
Howery’s growing profile in film and television includes roles in the award-winning films Get out, and Judas and the black messiah. He also starred on his own eponymous show Rel, The Charmichael Show, and guest slots on Unsure.
Orji just finished filming her character Molly on the final season of Unsure. The comedy series served as her breakthrough role in Hollywood. She also starred in her own comedy special for HBO entitled Mom, I did it.
“My life has changed forever,” she wrote on Instagram. “Cheers to the end of one era and the beginning of another (and a MUCH NEEDS VACATION!) I really LUH Y’ALL.”