Second Act (2018) Movie Review, Plot and Cast


Second Act is an upcoming American romantic comedy film. The movie is directed by Peter Segal with the screenplay written by Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas and Justin Zackham. This Film is produced by Jennifer Lopez, Elaine Goldsmith- Thomas, Justin Zackham, and Benny Medina.


Second Act Movie stars include Jennifer Lopez, Annaleigh Ashford, Dan Bucatinsky, Vanessa Hudgens, Leah Remini, Treat Williams, Freddie Stroma, Milo Ventimiglia, and Larry Miller. The movie is scheduled to be released in the United States on the 21st of December 2018.


Second Act Movie Cast

  • Jennifer Lopez as Maya
  • Vanessa Hudgens as Zoe
  • Leah Remini as Joan
  • Annaleigh Ashford as Hildy
  • Dan Bucatinsky as Arthur
  • Freddie Stroma as Ron
  • Milo Ventimiglia as Trey
  • Treat Williams as Anderson Clarke
  • Larry Miller as Weiskopf
  • Charlyne Yi as Ariana
  • Dave Foley as Felix Herman
  • Alan Aisenberg as Chase
  • Dierdre Friel as Ant
  • John James Cronin as Otto

Second Act Movie Plot

Second Act Film follows a Value shop assistant Manager Maya Vargas. She wants promotion for her 43rd birthday. Maya is an Under Achieving mother who gets second chance at a corporate career. She gets a second chance to resume to work after creating a fake resume in the first place.
Maya Vargas is an innovator that listens to her customers and delivers results perfectly. At the end of the movie, Vargas was able to show Madison Avenue what street smarts can do. The movie will be available in cinemas on the 21st of December 2018.

Second Act Movie Overview

Directed byPeter Segal
Produced by
  • Jennifer Lopez
  • Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas
  • Justin Zackham
  • Benny Medina
Written by
  • Justin Zackham
  • Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas
  • Jennifer Lopez
  • Leah Remini
  • Vanessa Hudgens
  • Treat Williams
  • Milo Ventimiglia
Music byMichael Andrews
CinematographyUeli Steiger
Edited byJason Gourson
  • STX Films
  • H. Brothers
Distributed bySTX Films
Release date
  • December 21, 2018
Running time
104 minutes
CountryUnited States
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