You know the book What to Expect When You’re Expecting? Yes, the book sitting on your bookshelf right now, gathering dust, with the woman wearing mom jeans, sitting in a rocking chair and holding her pregnant belly? It is the inspiration for the movie by the same name and (newsflash!) it’s hilarious!
When we first heard the bestselling pregnancy book by Heidi Murkoff What to Expect When You’re Expecting was the inspiration behind a movie, we had visions of Cameron Diaz reading off the early signs of pregnancy and how to avoid second trimester constipation. What’s next? Is Dr. Spock’s Baby and Child Care going to be the newest blockbuster starring Zac Efron?
The movie What to Expect When You’re Expecting is hilarious, heartwarming and features an amazing cast including Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Lopez, Elizabeth Banks, Chace Crawford and Brooklyn Decker. The movie follows five couples dealing with the different aspects of pregnancy, parenthood and adoption.
Banks, who is the owner of The Breast Choice boutique, is suffering through a difficult pregnancy, wondering where the “glow” she was promised is hiding. Decker is a “magical pregnancy unicorn” who barely gains any weight and can walk in stilettos in her third trimester, while Diaz plays an aspiring singer who is enjoying the perks of pregnancy. “If I knew I was going to have a rack this gorgeous, I would have gotten knocked up years ago,” she quips.
Lopez plays a woman who is considering adoption after having difficulty conceiving.
What can you expect from What to Expect? Along with celebs wearing baby bumps, the Baby Bjorn-wearing dads (including Chris Rock) are hilarious as they brag about their parenting mishaps.
“Last week, my kid ate a cigarette,” one dad confessed. “Oh yeah, I picked up the wrong kid from daycare!” said another.
What to Expect is sure to deliver the laughs that all parents who are eithing experiencing pregnancy or who have been there, done that, need.
As a bonus feature, you can expect to see a shirtless Joe Manganiello. You’re welcome.
What to Expect When You’re Expecting hits theaters May 11, 2012.
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