Julia Roberts can still impress the crowd, especially on Netflix. The beloved star appeared in six films on the streaming stage, including the 1998 play Stepmam. The film, starring Susan Sarandon, was released on Netflix on December 1st. As of this writing, My Mother-in-Law is ranked eighth in the top 10 movies on Netflix in the United States.
Robert as The Stepmam Isabel Kelly and Sarandon as Jackie Harrison. Isabel is a stepmother to Jackie’s children, played by Jenna Malone and Liam Aiken, but winning the love of her foster children is not easy. Ed Harris plays Luke, Jackie’s ex-husband. Isabel and Jackie have a close relationship, but they try to do things after everyone knows that Jackie is not well. The film is based on the Lewangi story by Gigi Lewangi, Jesse Helson, Steven Rogers, Karen Lee Hopkins and Ron Boss. It was directed by Chris Columbus, Home Alone, Mrs. Dowdfire, the first two Harry Potter films and The Christmas Chronicles 2. John Williams wrote the score.
It grossed $ 159.7 million on a $ 50 million budget, making it a huge success for Sony when StepMom came out. Sarandon received a Golden Globe nomination. However, as the film received mixed reviews from critics as a whole, it did not become one of Roberts’ best-known films for many years. Other Roberts movies available on Netflix include Mystic Pizza, August: Osage County, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day and Closer.
Roberts, who won an Oscar for Erin Brockovic (now streaming in Peacock), is currently filming Ticket to Paradise with George Clooney. The film is set to hit theaters on October 21, 2022, and will be directed by Mamma Mia! Here we go again Filmmaker Ol Parker. The Universal Project is Clooney and Roberts’ first co-star since Money Monster (2011). They also starred together in the Oceans Eleven films. Roberts has also completed the production of Gaslitt, a limited series about the Watergate scandal starring Sean Benn.
In addition to the Oscar for Erin Brokovich, she was nominated for her role in the films Roberts Steele Magnolias, Pretty Woman and August: Osage County. He was nominated for an Emmy Award for his guest role in the episode The Normal Heart, a Law & Order and HBO film. In 2018, Roberts made his first lead role in a television series starring in Amazon Prime’s Homecoming Season 1.