Jennifer Lopez and Armie Hammer are to play an about-to-wed couple in the new action-comedy Shotgun Wedding.

US entertainment trade website Deadline reports that the film tells the story of Darcy (Lopez) and Tom (Hammer), who get cold feet just as their destination wedding is about to take place. 

However, that's not the biggest problem - the wedding party is also taken hostage.

Armie Hammer

Shotgun Wedding will be directed by Jason Moore, whose other credits include Pitch Perfect and Sisters. Lopez is among the producers on the film through her company, Nuyorican Productions. Ryan Reynolds is among the executive producers.

Production on Shotgun Wedding is scheduled to begin early next year. 

Lopez was most recently seen on screens in Hustlers. Hammer can currently be seen opposite Lily James in the Netflix thriller Rebecca.

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