The Tribeca Film Festival has announced that The Five-Year Engagement will open their 2012 festival. The romantic comedy, co-produced by Judd Apatow, stars Jason Segel and Emily Blunt as an engaged couple who keeps pushing back their nuptials.
”We are so honored that the festival organizers have given us this platform to premiere the film,” said director Nicholas Stoller, in a statement. “To be honest, this is all just a ploy to stand on top of a building with Robert De Niro and look out over New York City at dusk.”
”The Tribeca Film Festival has always celebrated the power of creative collaboration, and there is no better example of that than The Five-Year Engagement,” said Jane Rosenthal, cofounder of the festival.
The rest of Tribeca’s feature film slate will be announced on March 6 and 8, and the festival itself will run from April 18 to 29.
Watch a trailer of the opening movie, which hits theaters April 27, below.