‘I’ve had this precise relationship’

For Ashton Kutcher, his upcoming rom-com Your Place or Mine is mainly artwork imitating life.

Within the movie, which is written and directed by Aline Brosh McKenna (27 Attire, Loopy Ex-Girlfriend), Reese Witherspoon and Kutcher play Debbie and Peter, two greatest buddies who’re polar opposites. She’s an accountant with a son dwelling in Los Angeles, and he’s a advertising and marketing exec and aspiring author dwelling in New York. When the 2 determine to swap houses and schedules for per week, they understand that what’s lacking from their lives may simply be one another, naturally.

“I imply, this entire factor, I associated to. Any individual that you simply’re buddies with for years on finish, there’s not a romantic connection there, you are simply buddies, after which all of the sudden a change flips and also you’re all of the sudden… married and having a life collectively,” Kutcher informed Further. For these unaware, he and Kunis famously performed pals-turned-love-interests Kelso and Jackie on That ’70s Show, which ran for eight seasons from 1998 to 2006. They had been buddies on the time, however began relationship later in 2012, acquired married in 2015, and now have two youngsters collectively: daughter Wyatt, 8, and son Dimitri, 6.

When requested whether or not a friendship like Debbie and Peter’s exists, Kutcher quipped, “Yeah, I’ve clearly had this precise relationship in my life.”

Witherspoon joked, “He is with Mila. That is the precise story of their life, however then I acquired forged as Mila.”

Nevertheless, Kutcher factors out, “The basic distinction is that our characters within the film, there was an immediate romantic spark, and I did not have that.”

Even when issues hadn’t labored out romantically for the 2, Kutcher believes platonic friendships between women and men are essential. Says the actor, “I totally imagine that there are extraordinary platonic relationships between women and men which might be stunning, fantastic, extraordinary friendships. And I feel in case you’re a man that does not have a lady who’s a pal, you then’re lacking out on a bit of life.”

Your Place or Mine additionally stars Jesse Williams, Zoë Chao, Wesley Kimmel, Griffin Matthews, Rachel Bloom, Shiri Appleby, Vella Lovell, Tig Notaro, and Steve Zahn. Witherspoon produced the rom-com with Good day Sunshine companion Lauren Neustadter, together with McKenna, Jason Bateman, and Michael Costigan.

Your Place or Mine streams Feb. 10 on Netflix. Watch the complete interview with Witherspoon and Kutcher within the video beneath.

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