VACATION Friends is Hulu’s latest summer film.
Premiering on August 27, 2021, the 1 hour and 43 minute film features a star studded cast that are sure to live up to the comedy anticipation.
Who is in the cast of Vacation Friends?
The cast of Vacation Friends includes:
Wrestler turned actor John Cena, 44, plays the role on Ron.
Vacation Friends marks Cena’s third film of the year and he has since been linked to four productions that are scheduled for 2022.
Earlier this year, Cena previously starred in F9: The Fast Saga and The Suicide Squad.
Outside of being a legendary actor, Cena is also referred to as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time and is currently tied with Ric Flair for the most world championship reigns in professional wrestling history.
American actress Meredith Hagner, 34, plays the role of Kyla.
In the film, Kyla and Cena’s character, Ron, are known as the loony lovebirds who invite Marcus and Emily over for a cocktail after ruining their hotel suite.
Born May 31, 1987, Hagner has been acting since 2006 and is most famously known for her roles in Hits, Irrational Man, Search Party and As the World Turns.
In 2019, Hagner married American actor Wyatt Russell and two years later, the couple welcomed their first son Buddy.
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American actor and comedian Milton Howery Jr., known professionally as Lil Rel Howery, 41, plays the role of Marcus.
In the film Marcus (Howery) is on vacation with his girlfriend, Emily, and is looking to pop the question.
Howery started acting in 2008 and is most famously known for his roles in Free Guy, Get Out, Tag and Bird Box.
So far in 2021, Howery has been in seven movies and is working on another six that are scheduled to be released in 2022.
In 2021, Howery starred in Judas and the Black Messiah, Tom and Jerry, Bad Trip, Fatherhood, Space Jam: A New Legacy, Free Guy, Vacation Friends and will star in the upcoming film National Champions scheduled to be released later this year.
Nigerian-American actress and comedian Yvonne Orji, 37, plays the role of Emily.
In the film, Orji’s character Emily is the soon-to-be fiancé of Marcus.
Born December 2, 1983, Orji has only been acting since 2011 and is most famously known for her roles in Insecure and Night School.
A graduate of the Columbia College of Arts & Sciences, Orji is also an author and in 2021, published her first book, Bamboozled by Jesus: How God Tricked Me Into the Life of My Dreams.
What is Vacation Friends about?
Vacation Friends is an R-rated comedy.
According to IMDB, the film is about a “couple meets up with another couple while on vacation in Mexico, but their friendship takes an awkward turn when they get back home.”
In the film, Marcus and Emily enjoy and unusual week with their new friends Ron and Kyla but are horrified when they show up uninvited to their wedding.