New Trailer For Ron Howard’s ‘The Dilemma’

Published 5 years ago by , Updated March 3rd, 2014 at 6:44 am,

After a decade long sojourn into dramatic adaptations and bio films, director Ron Howard makes a return to his comedy roots with the upcoming film The Dilemma.  Allan Loeb (Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps) wrote the screenplay and Howard’s long-time producing partner, Brian Grazer, produced the film.

The Dilemma looks to be a slightly different take on the male “buddy” film. One in which the central plotline is an exploration into the “call of duty” in the relationship, rather than a task the guys must complete. Vince Vaughn and Kevin James play Ronny and Nick, long time best friends and business partners. You can judge for yourself by watching the newly released trailer below.

“Confirmed bachelor” Ronny (Vaughn) looks at Nick (James) as his “relationship guru” and model for matrimony. Until he discovers Nick’s wife Geneva (Winona Ryder) in a compromising position with a hot younger man (Channing Tatum).  Now, as the guys are fighting for the deal of a lifetime for their auto design business, Ronny must negotiate how and if to tell Nick of his discovery. He must also face the intensity of his investment in Nick and Geneva’s marriage, and how his disappointment will play into his own relationship with his girlfriend (Jennifer Connelly).

Take a look at the trailer below in which Nick restless with his secret and the demands of friendship.

Head to Apple for the high resolution trailer.

With Ron Howard at the helm, one would not necessarily expect this film to be the same brand of comedy as The Hangover (which was phenomenally hilarious). It will likely have a sweeter and more restrained tone in its exploration of the bonds of brotherly love. The film has a likable cast however, and Vince Vaughn is a strong comedic talent. It’s possible that this film may work for many as a good “his and hers approved” winter film.

The Dilemma comes to theaters January 14th

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  1. well the fact that non-funny no talent a$$clown James is in this, im thinking i’ll pass.

  2. I can’t believe Ron Howard directed this…the trailer kept getting worse and worse and then these words came across the screen “Channing Tatum”…that’s it for me folks, this movie is doomed

  3. yeah this doesn’t look good at all

  4. I really enjoyed the trailer myself a little different. The Hangover is a classic but this trailer showed good elements too just give it a chance.

    It’s Ron Howard movie so I’m watching.

  5. Vince Vaughn and Kevin James headline an all-star comedy from director Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer about a man who finds out that what you don’t say to a friend is just as important as what you do. Jennifer Connelly, Winona Ryder, Channing Tatum and Queen Latifah join them in The Dilemma, a story of how far you can bend a brotherly bond before it snaps.

  6. I laughed .
    I will go see this film.

  7. We haven’t seen Winona in a big movie for quite some time. I’m so excited to see her in another comedy. The cast is superb and hopefully this will be another hit. It seems like a good movie to see casually and anybody can enjoy it.

  8. ok…..pause it at 2:11…..did they edit out the gun or am I missing a joke?

  9. oh and yes the wife and I will be seeing this movie…..she had the nerve to tell me that I dance like Kevin James…..thanks babe…..jeezz

  10. I think we should all replace the gay bashing phrase, “That’s So Gay” with “That’s So Ron Howard”. What a douche.