‘Alone Together’ Trailer: Katie Holmes and Jim Sturgess Forge Love in the Time of Covid

In an era where the very genre of romantic comedies is at stake, “Alone Together” arrives just in time to fuel a nostalgic formula for the trope of early aughts enemies who become lovers.Katie Holmes writes, directs, produces, and stars in the quaint rom-com set in 2020 at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Holmes plays restaurant critic June who leaves Manhattan after being on hiatus with her boyfriend John (Derek Luke).

She retreats to an upstate Airbnb, which is inconveniently double-booked by Charlie, yet another lonely heart, played by Jim Sturgess.

Yet a love triangle quickly ensues as John visits the rental and tries to make his fraught relationship survive the quarantine lockdown.“Alone Together” premiered at the 2022 Tribeca Festival, and also co-stars “Girls” alums Becky Ann Baker and Zosia Mamet, plus Melissa Leo.

The film debuts July 22 from Vertical Entertainment.“Alone Together” marks Holmes’ sophomore directorial project following the 2016 drama “All We Had.

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