Isla Fisher was announced as the lead of ‘Unplugging’ during Cannes 2019. The movie revolves around the adventures of a couple who decide to hop on a ‘digital detox’ and take a break from life and the trauma of a recently deceased friend. News has it: Eva Longoria has now replaced Fisher for this film.
Everything you need to about the Isla Fisher replacement:
Isla Fisher has been a celebrated face in the industry who’s done enough big-screen roles to prove her versatility. The replacement sure comes as a shock to her fans who were hoping to catch her in this multi starer comedy film. The reason for this shift hasn’t been disclosed yet.
The male lead, who also happens to be the co-writer for Unplugging is Matt Walsh. His role as Mike McLintock in Veep garnered major fame for him.
What’s ‘Unplugging’ all about?
According to Deadline, the plot can be summed as, “After the death of a friend, Dan (Walsh) is inspired to whisk his wife Jeanine (Longoria) away to a remote town for a “digital detox.” Their romantic weekend quickly turns disastrous with unearthly encounters, strong edibles, and bizarre locals. With no cell or Internet service, they’re lost, but end up reconnecting with each other along the way home.” The movie will be filled in Oklahoma.
Unplugging is being produced by Debbie Liebling, Kevin Matusow, Carissa Buffel, Brad Morris, and Matt Walsh.
Let’s talk about the new lead, Eva Longoria:
Eva Longoria has spent a majority of her early career years on a television series titled ‘Desperate Housewives.’ After becoming a household name, she took up a few Hollywood projects and is next going to be seen in ‘Sylvie’s Love’ and is soon going to make her directorial debut with a much-awaited biopic titled ‘Flamin Hot.’
Now that she has replaced Isla Fisher for Unplugging, she certainly has got huge shoes to fill. Keep watching this space for more!