- Jane Fonda, Diane Keaton, Craig T. Nelson
- May 12th 2023
- Bill Holderman
Our four fabulous friends, Diane, Vivan, Sharon and Carol, head to Italy for a girls trip in this sequel to 2018’s Book Club.
The wonderful chemistry between Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen and Mary Steenburgen in 2018’s Book Club was such a hit that they’ve all returned for a sequel.
In the first film, the four longtime pals regularly met up at their homes to drink wine and discuss the Fifty Shades of Grey book series, which prompted them to question their love lives.
In The Next Chapter, taking inspiration from Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist, Diane (Diane Keaton), Vivian (Jane Fonda), Sharon (Candice Bergen) and Carol (Mary Steenburgen) take a trip to Italy for a fun girls’ trip they’ve never had.
The biggest strength in both films is the camaraderie between these four actresses.
Their decades-long friendship feels so believable and it is a joy to watch them simply talking with each other. They are hilarious, have a fun rapport, and make the dialogue come alive.
All four of them are perfectly cast as...