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So Long, Ice Queens and Gay Best Friends: Hollywood’s New Rules of Rom-Coms

Creators updating the rom-com genre as it makes a Netflix-assisted comeback say that "ice-queen" heroines and gay best friends are out, while gender swaps and grand gestures are in.

Laura Marano on ‘The Perfect Date’s’ Social Media Commentary, How Netflix Film Upends Rom-Com Tropes

'The Perfect Date' star Laura Marano talked to The Hollywood Reporter about the social commentary behind Noah Centineo's character's dating app, the pressure to attend an Ivy League school and her favorite scenes in the Netflix rom-com, which, she says, turns stereotypes "on their head."

‘The Perfect Date’ Star Laura Marano on Relating to Celia and the Film’s Ending

"She's this unlikely female heroine for a rom-com. She's sarcastic and bitter and kind of dark and really fun to play," the singer and actress tells The Hollywood Reporter about Netflix's latest romantic comedy.

Noah Centineo Creates App to Sell Himself as Stand-In Boyfriend in ‘The Perfect Date’ Trailer

Netflix has released the first trailer for Noah Centineo's new romantic comedy, 'The Perfect Date,' which will start streaming April 12 and also stars Laura Marano, Matt Walsh, Camila Mendes and Odiseas Georgiadis