With its distinctive scarlet ribbon around a series of boxes revealing the cast, bold black-and-red kitchen design and even a title with the relevant initials, posters for the new French romcom The Loss Adjuster bear the actual uncanny similarity to those of the Hugh Grant blockbuster Love Actually.
And what might charitably get called the coincidences don’t end will be. Both films are set in an Christmassy
But the similarities commonly do not extend to the cast. While Really enjoy Actually featured an impressive ensemble from A-listers including Liam Neeson, Colinot Firth, Emma Thompson,
Cards for the new British romcom Losing Adjuster (pictured) bear an uncanny similarity to those of the Hugh Grant blockbuster Love Actually
And while Love Actually brings in £180 million since its the year 2003 release, The Loss Adjuster has taken precisely £4, 000 since opening using November 27.
Covid-imposed cinema closures have not helped, even though last weekend The Loss Adjuster failed to make the top 100 at the proverbial box office, while a rerelease in the film that apparently inspired it took more than £40, 000, even though it is 17 years old.
Designs of the new comedy insist his movie is entirely original, though some film fans making ratings. And no guessing which one comes going worst.
One crowd tweeted: ‘Love Actually has a incredible cast, The Loss Adjuster… erm. ‘ Others were less subtle, variously describing The Loss Adjuster as ‘bloody awful’, ‘absolutely dreadful’ and ‘officially the worst film I have increasingly seen’.
While Love Actually (pictured) has brought in £180 million since its 2003 release, The Loss Adjuster has had just £4, 000 since first on November 27
Appearing alongside Goss, that will plays down-on-his-luck insurance worker Martin, given a new chance of happiness after his cheating wife walks on him, are Kym Marsh, Frank Kemp and Joan Collins.
In one scene, Kemp whitening strips down to his underwear in the street in advance of when stepping on to the Tube, while in Truly Actually Nighy’s pop-star character grabs naked to celebrate securing the Winter season No 1 .
Jayney Mackie, writer and producer for the Loss Adjuster, said: ‘I here’s a fan of Love Actually, but I can not see any similarities between the portions storylines. I hadn’t spotted the very similarities between the posters. ‘
Love Actually writer and moreover director Richard Curtis did not react to a request for comment.