2013 saw the release of We are the millers, a comedy directed by Rawson M. Thurber which proved to be a huge hit at the box office grossing $270 million worldwide. Starring Jennifer Aniston, Jason Sudeikis, Emma Roberts, and Will Poulter, this production follows David, a small-time Denver drug dealer who does enough work to make ends meet. However, his naive nature leads him to steal his stash and money, which leads to huge debts to his supplier.
The only way to settle this debt is to travel to Mexico to smuggle a huge amount of drugs, although this task is very dangerous and can lead to his arrest. So, in order to fly under the radar and successfully smuggle drugs, David hires two neighbors and a teenage runaway to act as his family, and the four hit the road in an RV, unaware that, throughout their bizarre and dangerous adventures, they will grow into a real family.
Despite his success among the masses, We are the millers It was not well received by critics and received mixed reviews. Nevertheless, the movie managed to win a few awards, mostly for Aniston and Poulter, who in 2014 were awarded the BAFTA Rising Star Award. Both these actors and all other cast members have remained involved in the industry over the years, and continue to be involved in popular projects to this day. Here’s a look at what they’re up to these days.
Jennifer Aniston She has appeared in many successful productions over the years. However, her most popular role to date is the one that turned her into a star in the ’90s: Rachel Green on the NBC sitcom. friends. After playing the role for 10 years, she has been in several movies and TV shows, mainly focusing on films. In recent years, Aniston has worked extensively with Netflix, starting with the 2018 musical comedy dumplin, for which she also served as executive producer. A year later, she joined Adam Sandler again after co-starring in 2011’s Just Go with It to star in murder mysterya popular comedy that released its first sequel last March.
Perhaps Aniston’s most famous project in recent years morning show, the series that marked her return to television in the title role 15 years after Friends wrapped. In this production, she co-stars and serves as an executive producer alongside Reese Witherspoon. morning show It has been on the air for two seasons, and a third is scheduled for this September.
Jason Sudeikis Another major player in contemporary comedy, he rose to fame in 2003 with his participation in the Saturday Night Live, a show in which he worked first as a writer and then as a cast member for nine seasons. Since leaving the show, Sudeikis has worked in film and television. Among his most relevant films in recent years, it should be noted Boxmartthe 2019 comedy that marked the directorial debut of ex-girlfriend Olivia Wilde, and Heaven’s liewhich is a 2023 production and has Charlie Day as star and director.
However, just like Aniston, more recently, Sudeikis has also found success on television: In 2020, he co-created the sports comedy TV series alongside Bill Lawrence, Brendan Hunt, and Joe Kelly. Ted Lasso, in which he also serves as the lead actor. Another major project Sudeikis has undertaken in recent years Monkey hit, the Hulu adult animated series based on Marvel Comics. In this production, which was renewed for a second season this past February, he is voiced by Bryce Fowler.
Although the British actor Will Poulter He was already starring in movies for a few years, We are the millers It was he who made him famous and critically acclaimed, and since his participation in this production, his career has been on the rise. Over the years, Poulter has landed roles in high-profile productions, such as the sci-fi thriller maze runner and its 2018 sequel, yield And MidsmarA masterpiece by Ari Aster starring Florence Poe and Jack Reynor. He has also excelled in television, co-starring alongside Michael Keaton and Peter Sarsgaard in the 2021 Hulu series. dubseca project that earned him an Emmy Award nomination.
Poulter’s most important project in recent times is the 2023 movie Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3. This is where the original movie wrapped Guardians of the Galaxy trilogy, Poulter played Adam Warlock, a Marvel Comics character who is expected to appear in future MCU films.
Emma Roberts She made her industry debut in the 2001 movie blowSince then, she has never stopped performing. A few years after she first gained popularity among the teen audience for her starring role on Nickelodeon Not coolRoberts joined the cast of the third season American Horror StoryAnd, over the years, she’s played several characters on other seasons of the show. Currently, she is expected to star in her 12th season, sensitive. But this anthology isn’t the only popular horror series in which Roberts has starred: in 2015, AHS Chosen by creator Ryan Murphy Queens exclaimsa comedy horror show that has proven to be a hit with audiences.
In recent years, Roberts has also appeared in a number of films, mostly within the rom-com genre. Between them, it is worth noting HolidaysAnd about fate, And Maybe I do. She also joined the cast Madame Weban upcoming superhero movie based on the Marvel Comics character and is scheduled to be released in 2024.
Actor and comedian Ed Helms It became known in 2002 when he joined The Daily Show. However, he only achieved worldwide fame as part of NBC’s cast the desk, portrayed by Andy Bernard. While he was part of this popular project, Helms landed another role that made him even more famous: Stuart Price in the 2009 film Remnants. In this production, which kicked off a beloved franchise, Helms co-starred alongside Bradley Cooper and Zach Galifianakis.
Over the past few years, Helms has been active in both film and television. His most recent film to date is the animated film Ron went wrong, a 2021 production in which he again stars alongside Galifianakis. That same year, actor and comedian co-wrote and starred in the show with Jana Schmieding Rutherford Fallswhich ran on Peacock for two seasons.
many years before joining the cast We are the millersAnd Nick Offerman He was already known for his role as Ron Swanson Amusement parks and resorts, the NBC sitcom that aired for seven seasons until 2015. After participating in that production, Offerman went on to take on roles in major projects, both in film and television. During the recent years, he has participated in many popular shows, such as FargoAnd Pam and Tommy And The last of usthe 2013 video game-based HBO production starring Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey.
Offerman has also voiced some characters in animated films, such as Varvatos Vex in Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans and Norman V sing and a 2021 sequel. Offerman is currently involved in a number of projects that are in production, including Craig Gillespie’s upcoming comedy stupid moneywhich is scheduled to be released next September.
Kathryn Hahn She rose to fame through supporting roles in various films over the years, and gradually transitioned into a leading actress in projects of all kinds. Over the past few years, Han has landed parts in animated films such as Hotel Transylvania 3 And Spider-Man Into the Spider-Versealthough it was her starring role in the 2018 comedy-drama Private life alongside Paul Giamatti which earned it full critical acclaim.
Among her most popular projects in recent years is the Hulu mini-series Little beautiful things and Disney+ WandaVisionWhere she played the role of Agatha Harkness. Han will reprise this role in the upcoming TV series Agatha: A cove of chaos.
Molly Quinn He rose to fame on ABC’s fort, but after her breakout role, she moved on to focus mainly on films. Throughout her career, she has portrayed characters in many different films, such as winx club franchise, Welcome to happiness And the drama movie The final frenzy. Over the past few years, I’ve mainly been involved in horror films, in which I’m starring Dr. SleepAnd Agnes, And give me a. In this 2022 movie, she co-stars alongside Alyssa Milano, Virginia Madsen, and Sean Gunn.
Luis Guzman He made his acting debut in 1977 in the movie Short eyesAnd, throughout the decades, his career continued to grow. He has participated in critically acclaimed works such as Drunk love punchAnd lime And out of sightamong other things, while also excelling on television, in shows like Geese And Narcos.
Although he has been very active in films over the past few years, his most popular project to date is the Netflix TV show Wednesday, in which he plays Gomez Addams alongside Gina Ortega and Catherine Zeta-Jones. Later this year, Guzman is expected to star in two more Netflix productions: an Adam Sandler comedy You are not invited to My Bat Mitzvah Gareth Evans movie the damage.
This list is rounded off Thomas Lennonan artist known not only for his roles on screen, but also for working as a screenwriter in hugely popular productions such as Night at the Museum films. Throughout his career, Lennon has played many characters, initially gaining popularity for his role as Lieutenant Jim Dangle on the sitcom. Renault 911!. In recent years, he has been involved in all kinds of projects, from the 2021 crime drama film Cherry to A Night at the Museum: The Khamonra Rises Again, the first animated film in the franchise. He also got a role in Strange: The Yankovic StoryEric Appel 2022 movie starring Daniel Radcliffe.
As of today, Lennon is still very active in the industry and has a number of projects lined up for the next couple of months. In late July, he is expected to play the title role Zoe 102, the sequel to the Nickelodeon series starring Jamie Lynn Spears. It will also appear in Unfrozen: The Pop-Tart StoryIt is an upcoming comedy directed by Jerry Seinfeld and co-starring Melissa McCarthy, Jim Gaffigan, Amy Schumer, and Hugh Grant.