Despite making a promising start on the indie scene initially with The Good Girl, it looks like former Friend girl Jennifer Aniston has made a decision to go back to what she does best. And so after He’s Just Not That Into You and Marley & Me, next up we have another another romantic comedy (with several more on in the bag for next year too).
Management chronicles a chance encounter between Mike Cranshaw (Steve Zahn) and Sue Claussen (Aniston) at the former’s roadside motel in Arizona. Even playing drab (no $40,000 dollar haircuts here), it’s not rocket science that Zahn’s character would fall for Aniston’ Sue, so it’s hardly surprising when he chases the sales woman across country in hope of more than just a one-night stand. Obviously it’s not a smooth ride, but neither is it one with many twists.
People will probably still only be interested in any parallels with Aniston’s own love life (‘will she find her own happy ending?’) – or failing that, the fact that she has one of raunchiest sex scenes yet (a sure box-office pull), which is a shame for Zahn, who proves that a no-brainer rom-com doesn’t have to be shameful.