Shay Mitchell to Star in ‘Mother’s Day’ Alongside Jennifer Aniston, Julia Roberts, and More!
Are you ready to see Pretty Little Liars’ Shay Mitchell in a role like you’ve never seen her before? The actress has just been cast in a new ensemble romantic comedy called Mother’s Day and you’ll never guess the character she’s playing...
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According to Variety, Shay will be playing the new wife of Justified’s Timothy Olyphant’s character, who was previously married to Jennifer Aniston’s character. (Yep, it’s one of those occasion-themed movies with a billion characters a la Love Actually.) Apparently, Shay’s character “wants nothing more than to be the perfect stepmom.
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So, yeah, that couldn’t be more different from the character we’re used to seeing Shay play — who wants nothing more than to be left alone by “A.” We’re really excited to see Shay show off her acting chops in a totally new project. We’re especially eager to see Shay try her hand at more comedy. There isn’t much to joke about in Rosewood, but Shay is such a silly, fun person in real life. We feel like comedy as an actress would be a natural fit.
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In addition to the stars already mentioned, there are tons of big-name Hollywood actors in Mother’s Day. Tomorrowland’s Britt Robertson just joined the cast as a “slightly neurotic” young mother, while Julia Roberts, Kate Hudson, and Saturday Night Live’s Jason Sudeikis have already signed on.
The film has already started shooting in Atlanta, and is slated for release on April 29th of next year — so mark your calendars, people!