It is safe to say that Julia Roberts is known for starring in some of the most iconic romantic comedies ever. However, the actress revealed that her fans should not expect to see her in one again.
As Roberts was promoting her new drama thriller series titled, Homecoming on Sunday, she talked to ET.
During the interview, the woman shared that at this point, she’s had enough life experience and that means she would not be able to be convincing in a rom-com again ‘Unless we [play] the parents of the people that are rom-com-ing.’
Speaking of parenthood, Roberts’ most recent role was in Garry Marshall’s 2016 ensemble Mother’s Day, her storyline focusing on her character’s journey reconnecting with her child.
Nothing like her most known titles such as My Best Friend’s Wedding, Notting Hill, and, of course, Pretty Woman.
The actress went on to say that ‘There came a point in my career when people thought I’d turned on romantic comedies, which I love them, I love to be in them, love to watch them. But sometimes, they just do not work at a certain point of life experience.’
According to her, the disconnect happens when those watching the movie do not believe the actors are not actually naïve and emotionally immature as rom-com characters usually are.
‘It’s not about age, it’s just about what people know that you know,’ she mentioned.
For her role in Homecoming, Roberts reunited with My Best Friend’s Wedding as well as August: Osage County co-star Dermot Mulroney.
‘He just made a meal of this part,’ she praised the man who plays her boyfriend in this project. ‘And I think because people think of us together, it allowed us to do more,’ she added.