“Take This Waltz,” the upcoming indie romance from Canadian star Sarah Polley, features Michelle Williams as Margot, a young writer who is happily married to her sweet, caring husband Lou (played by Seth Rogen). Everything seems to be going well for the affectionate couple, until Margot meets Daniel (Luke Kirby) on a weekend business trip. He’s new, he’s passionate and most incredibly, he just happens to be Lou and Margot’s next-door neighbor. Now Margot must return home to her seemingly-loving marriage and confront her complicated feelings regarding both men.

Starring in a bittersweet romance, about troubled relationships, is not a challenge for Williams, who earned acclaim in “Blue Valentine” and “Brokeback Mountain.” But the heart-break of “Waltz” is a new acting test for Rogen, the big-screen comedian of “Knocked Up” and “Superbad.”

In this exclusive preview clip, we see how close Lou is to losing Margot, without even realizing it. He’s been spending the entire summer, slaving over a hot stove, preparing chicken recipes for his upcoming cookbook; from his perspective, everything from simple affection to small bickering seems normal for a healthy marriage. But his wife needs to see something new and passionate in him, to get her mind off of the hunky, soulful artist who lives across the street.

“Take This Waltz” is currently on Video OnDemand and arrives in theaters on Friday, June 29. Check the movie’s web site for complete theater listings.

  • “Girl In Progress”

    <strong>Release Date:</strong> May 11 <strong>Who’s In It:</strong> Eva Mendes, Matthew Modine, Cierra Ramirez, Patricia Arquette, Raini Rodriguez, Eugenio Derbez <strong>What It’s About:</strong> A single mother (Mendes) struggles to parent her teenage daughter (Rodriguez) and realizes that she has a lot of her own growing up to do. <strong>Why We’re Excited:</strong> We’re interested to see how Mendes fairs as the current Jennifer Lopez. (You know if this film were set in the early 2000s, it would have been all JLo.)

  • “Hick”

    <strong>Release Date:</strong> May 11 <strong>Who’s In It:</strong> Chloe Grace Moretz, Blake Lively, Eddie Redmayne, Juliette Lewis, Alec Baldwin <strong>What It’s About:</strong> A Nebraskan girl sets out for the bright lights of Las Vegas only to (surprise!) get mixed up with the wrong crowd. <strong>Why We’re Excited:</strong> Moretz holding a gun; Lively’s southern accent; Alec Baldwin.

  • “What To Expect When You’re Expecting”

    <strong>Release Date:</strong> May 18 <strong>Who’s In It:</strong> Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Lopez, Elizabeth Banks, Chace Crawford, Brooklyn Decker, Anna Kendrick, Matthew Morrison, Dennis Quaid, Chris Rock, Rodrigo Santoro, Ben Falcone, Joe Manganiello, Thomas Lennon <strong>What It’s About:</strong> Based on the popular self-help bible, “WTEWYE” (that acronym will catch on!) weaves the pregnancies of five couples into one baby-tastic film. It’s like “Love Actually,” but with babies! <strong>Why We’re Excited:</strong> Pregnancies are funny gold-mine material (“Knocked Up,” “Baby Mama”). Mix that in with a king’s ransom of celebrities, and you can’t lose!

  • “Bel Ami”

    <strong>Release Date:</strong> June 8 <strong>Who’s In It:</strong> Robert Pattinson, Uma Thurman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Christina Ricci <strong>What It’s About:</strong> Based on Guy de Maupassant’s famous novel, RPatz sleeps his way to the top via the ladies of the French bourgeois. Think “American Gigolo,” but set in Paris. <strong>Why We’re Excited:</strong> See above.

  • “Take This Waltz”

    <strong>Release Date:</strong> June 29 <strong>Who’s In It:</strong> Seth Rogen, Michelle Williams, Sarah Silverman, Luke Kirby, Aaron Abrams, Jennifer Podemiski, Vanessa Coelho <strong>What It’s About:</strong> A married woman (Williams) is thrown into a tailspin when she falls for her next-door neighbor (Kirby). <strong>Why We’re Excited:</strong> The chance to see Rogen and Williams in on-screen matrimony is enough to make our indie hearts pop. And who doesn’t love a stud-ly rickshaw driver?

  • “People Like Us”

    <strong>Release Date:</strong> June 29 <strong>Who’s In It:</strong> Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks, Olivia Wilde, Michael Hall D’Addario, Philip Baker Hall, Mark Duplass, Michelle Pfeiffer <strong>What It’s About:</strong> A son (Pine) is tasked with the responsibility of taking his deceased dad’s fortune to his long-lost sister (Banks). <strong>Why We’re Excited:</strong> Written by sci-fi scribe Alex Kurtzman (“Star Trek,” “Cowboys and Aliens”) the film unites two franchise-leading stars. Effie Trinket and James Kirk, together at last! (In a sibling sort of way.)

  • “Trishna”

    <strong>Release Date:</strong> July 13 <strong>Who’s In It:</strong> Freida Pinto, Riz Ahmed <strong>What It’s About:</strong> Set in modern-day Rajasthan, “Trishna” narrates the implausible love between a young girl (Pinto) and her wealthy boss (Ahmed). <strong>Why We’re Excited:</strong> Based on Thomas Hardy’s famous work “Tess of the D’Urbervilles,” the film has been racking up honors at the Toronto and London film festivals.

  • “Celeste and Jesse Forever”

    <strong>Release Date:</strong> August 3 <strong>Who’s In It:</strong> Rashida Jones, Andy Samberg, Chris Messina, Ari Graynor, Will McCormack, Emma Roberts, Elijah Wood <strong>What It’s About:</strong> A divorcing couple endeavors to maintain their friendship while exploring the dating world. <strong>Why We’re Excited:</strong> Beyond the fact that it’s written by “Parks and Recreation” funnygirl (Jones) and Will McCarthy, “Celeste and Jesse Forever” unites all your favorite celebs in a progressive love story. What more could you want?

  • “Hope Springs”

    <strong>Release Date:</strong> August 10 <strong>Who’s In It:</strong> Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones, Steve Carell <strong>What It’s About:</strong> After their 30-year marriage has gone stale, Kay and Arnold Soames (Streep and Jones) go on a weekend couple’s retreat to save their relationship. <strong>Why We’re Excited:</strong> In this order: Steve Carell is a marriage counselor; look how Meryl is eying those bananas.

  • “2 Days In New York”

    <strong>Release Date:</strong> August 10 <strong>Who’s In It:</strong> Julie Delpy, Chris Rock, Albert Delpy, Alexia Landeau, Alex Nahon <strong>What It’s About:</strong> The stateside sequel to 2007’s “2 Days In Paris” finds Marion (Delpy) no longer with Jack (Adam Goldberg) and trying to close the cultural gap between her new beau (Rock) and her famille. Encore! <strong>Why We’re Excited:</strong> It took a little getting used to the fact that Jack are Marion are (sniff) fini, but we can’t help but be curious at the comedic/romantic pairing of Rock and Delpy.

  • “Sparkle”

    <strong>Release Date:</strong> August 17 <strong>Who’s In It:</strong> Jordin Sparks, Whitney Houston, Derek Luke, Mike Epps, Carmen Ejogo, Tika Sumpter, Omari Hardwick, Cee-Lo Green <strong>What It’s About:</strong> A story of a 1960s family whose sudden success as a Motown group begins to wreak havoc in their home. <strong>Why We’re Excited:</strong> Beyond a compelling story and a host of ballad-crushing celebs, “Sparkle” is also Houston’s on-screen finale.

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