To quote Natasha Bedingfield, "The rest is still unwritten!"

Paramount Pictures released the first trailer for Book Club Friday, starring Diane Keaton as the recently widowed Diane. Needing emotional support, she looks to her BFFs—sad Sharon (Candice Bergen), vivacious Vivian (Jane Fonda) and complacent Carol (Mary Steenburgen)—in the hopes of making "their next chapter the best chapter," according to the studio's logline.

When the friends read E.L. James' Fifty Shades of Grey, it spurs a sexual reawakening...although Sharon is initially opposed to the subject matter. "We started this book club to stimulate our minds!" she says. With a smirk, Vivian replies, "From what I hear, this book is quite stimulating."

Jane Fonda, Book Club


The book helps Carol rekindle the flame with her husband (Craig T. Nelson), while Sharon decides to give online dating a go—but if the trailer is any indication, she may come to regret it. When Diane decides to start dating again, her three best friends offer their unwavering support—so, they help her pick out something "sexy" to wear and spy on her handsome suitor.

Director Bill Holderman co-wrote the script with Erin Simms. Ed Begley Jr., Tommy Dewey, Andy García, Don Johnson, Wallace Shawn and Alicia Silverstone round out the ensemble cast.

Book Club premieres in theaters nationwide on May 18, 2018.

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