E! To Launch Three Additional Original Romantic Comedy Movies This Summer

Platonic Cast E! Movie

ARRANGED LOVE   

  • Starring: Sharmita Bhattacharya, Andres Joseph, Suchitra Pillai, Satyajit Sharma, Anna Eilinsfeld and Gaurav Pandey 
  • Logline: After fleeing an arranged marriage as a young woman, leaving India and her inheritance behind, Meera has made a name for herself in the tech world and now runs her own startup. When a costly problem threatens her company, however, marriage is exactly what she needs to solve it. In order to collect her inheritance in India, Meera comes up with a plan to inform her family she is, in fact, married – to the handsome Rama she met only moments ago – and returns home with him to sign the paperwork. As they keep up the ruse, Meera and Rama find themselves developing genuine chemistry, but this new arrangement brings yet another surprise.  
  • Production company: MarVista Entertainment, Benetone Films  
  • Executive producers: Pooja Kumar, Jodi Herczeg, Bonnie Zipursky, Julianna Hays, Larry Grimaldi, Angie Day, Hannah Pillemer and Fernando Szew  
  • Director: Abi Varghese  
  • Writers: Story by Rachel Avery and Arun Pal Singh. Screenplay by Rachel Avery and Maninder Chana. 

MS. MATCH (FKA “Dating Wisdom”)   

  • Starring: Anja Savcic, Shannon Chan-Kent, Riun Garner, Madison Smith, Brad Harder, Sachin Sahel, Bethany Brown and Jay Hindle   
  • Logline: Athena has had a horrible dating history. After a particularly rough break-up with her college boyfriend, Athena moves to Los Angles to jumpstart her writing career. Five years later, she’s no closer to realizing her personal or professional goals. She’s single and working for a dating company that teaches people how to date better, going on new dates every night of the week under the alias of Amy. She’s become so comfortable being Amy that she no longer knows how to date as Athena. When her college ex suddenly returns, romantic complications ensue as Athena has to figure out who she really is and what she wants.  
  • Production company: Timeless Pictures in association with Basset Hound Distribution   
  • Executive producers: Ben C. Silverman, Alexandre Coscas, Michael R. Goldstein, Aidan Heatley, Jared Goetz and Christian Mercuri  
  • Producer: Gilles La Plante  
  • Director: Lucie Guest  
  • Writer: Janae Bakken

PLATONIC   

  • Starring: Brett Dier, Veronica St. Clair and Molly McCook  
  • Logline: On the heels of breakups, best friends Peter and Lexa decide to try the one thing they’ve never done before: dating each other. Will their chemistry be enough to keep them afloat romantically as they regress back into younger versions of themselves?  
  • Production company:  MarVista Entertainment, Neshama Entertainment 
  • Executive producers:  Sono Patel, Suzanne Berger, Arnie Zipursky, Keith Nietupski, Larry Grimaldi, Angie Day, Hannah Pillemer and Fernando Szew 
  • Director: Cameron Fay  
  • Writer: Sono Patel  

 As previously announced, E!’s third original scripted romantic comedy movie, “Married By Mistake,” airs Sunday, March 5 at 9 p.m. ET/PT and is available to watch on the E! App and Video on Demand next day.  

E!’s first two original romantic comedy movies “Why Can’t My Life Be A Rom-Com?” and “Royal Rendezvous” are currently available to watch on the E! App and Video on Demand now.