Jennifer Aniston's new role will 'blow people away'

Jennifer Aniston in Life of Crime.
Jennifer Aniston in Life of Crime.

She might be America's sweetheart, but not everyone wants to be married to Jennifer Aniston.

In new movie Life Of Crime, Jennifer plays socialite wife who is kidnapped as part of a plot by a gang of fraudsters but her husband (Tim Robbins) would prefer to be with his mistress (Isla Fisher) rather than pay the one million dollar ransom.

The just released trailer gives viewers a glimpse of the actress - sporting bright blonde hair for the role - in what critics are calling the best performance of her career.

The film is based on Emore Leonard's 1978 novel, and director Daniel Schechter commented about Aniston: "It's the best work she's ever done and she'll blow people away.

"I don't think people will see it coming, she's so talented and I was crying while watching it."

The trailer opens with Robbins and Aniston's characters chatting in their kitchen as he informs her that he going to South Beach for the weekend.

Unbeknownst to his wife, the corrupt real estate developer has filed for divorce from her and is meeting his mistress.

When his spouse is targeted by kidnappers who demand a one million dollar ransom for her, he sees it as an opportunity to get rid of her and refuses to pay.

Watch the trailer for Life of Crime here:

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However, things get even more complicated when his mistress gets involved and decides to help the criminals.

Speaking about the role, Aniston said previously: "It was just about really understanding internal abandonment that she was feeling in her marriage and also the abandonment of her own self in this sort of passionless, loveless life that she was living with no communication.

"It was really about getting really small and sort of numb."

The movie serves as a prequel of Jackie Brown with John Hawkes and Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def) playing younger versions of the characters played by Robert De Niro and Samuel L. Jackson in the Quentin Tarantino film.

- Daily Mail

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