Andy Garcia and Gloria Estefan break with tradition with the re-imagining of Father of the Bride

Andy Garcia and Gloria Estefan together on the big screen? ¡Qué bueno!

The two Latino icons will star together in a Latinx remake of the classic rom-com Father of the Bride.

A new teaser for the upcoming family comedy was released on Monday, and sees the two actors as a couple on the brink of divorce, just as their eldest child is tying the knot herself.

The story takes viewers to 2022 Miami and centers on a Cuban-American family led by Garcia, 66, as Billy, and Estefan, 64, as Ingrid.

The couple on the rocks face a wild ride when their daughter Sophie (Adria Arjona) marries into a very wealthy Mexican-American family headed by her fiancé Adan (Diego Boneta). Enrique Murciano (“No Trace”), Chloe Fineman (“Saturday Night Live”), Isabela Merced and Macarena Achaga also appear in the film.

“Father of the Bride” was last seen on screens in 1991, when Steve Martin and Diane Keaton played the troubled couple at the center. Hollywood legends Spencer Tracy and Joan Bennett were the first to land the roles in 1950.

“A father plays a big role in his daughter’s life. It’s a special bond that only they share,” Garcia reflects in the two-minute clip. “And even when she’s grown, she’s still ‘daddy’s little girl.'”

Andy Garcia and Gloria Estefan in Father of the Bride
Diego Boneta, Gloria Estefan and Andy Garcia in HBO Max’s Father of the Bride.
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In true 21st century fashion, the teaser reveals that it was Sophie who got on one knee to propose to Adan.

“You proposed to him, he didn’t propose to you. Can you do that? Does anyone do that?” says the confused father when his daughter announces her happy news.

In another scene, Garcia and Estefan’s characters undergo couples counseling to save their marriage. “We’re supposed to play the perfect family until Sofie gets married?” Estefan asks her future ex-husband.

Together they learn to put on a brave face for their daughter’s big day. “Things came to me very quickly. It’s time to face the future,” says our father of the bride.

'Father of the Bride'
The romantic comedy premieres June 16 on HBO Max.
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The ‘Godfather Part III’ actor and the ‘Conga’ singer previously starred together in the 2000 television biopic ‘For Love or Country’ for jazz musician Arturo Sandoval.

Ahead of the trailer’s release, the two spoke to Entertainment Weekly about what it’s like to represent the Latinx community with this remake.

“It was both an honor and a commitment to deliver a story that lies within Latin American cultures, in this case Cuban and Mexican, that seeks to relate to one another,” Garcia noted. “There’s an obligation to get it right, to portray it without stereotypes, in such a way that while it’s culturally specific, it has universal themes.”

“The fact that we’re merging two Latin American cultures in this film – for Anglos that might seem strange because they might lump us all together if we have these subtle differences,” Estefan agreed.

“Father of the Bride” will say “I Do” on HBO Max on June 16.

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