“Spoiler Alert” stars Sally Field and Bill Irwin on reuniting after 20 years and working with Jim Parsons
Based on executive producer Michael Ausiello’s best-selling memoir Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies, the upcoming romantic drama, Spoiler Alert, stars Jim Parsons as Ausiello, an entertainment writer who has a rom-com-worthy meet-cute with photographer Kit Cowan, portrayed in the film by Ben Aldridge. Like the memoir, the heartbreaking holiday movie chronicles the couple’s love story from their first fated moment, to their last, when Kit is diagnosed with terminal cancer. The movie also stars two-time Academy Award-winner Sally Field and Bill Irwin as Cowan’s parents Marilyn and Bob.
Ahead of the movie’s theatrical release on December 9, Collider’s Steve Weintraub was able to sit down with stars Field and Irwin. During their interview, they talk about what initially drew them to Spoiler Alert, reuniting as a married couple after 20 years, and how they handled the film’s more emotional scenes. They also discuss the genuine way the movie depicts relationships, and how it isn’t considered a typical romantic comedy.