Katherine Heigl, Alexis Bledel In 'Jenny's Wedding' Trailer Tackle With Sensitivity the Timely Issue of Gay Marriage

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Katherine Heigl and Alexis Bledel can now be seen in the

.@KatieHeigl marries @AlexisBledel in the 'Jenny's Wedding' trailer: http://t.co/fRgVCcfV3a pic.twitter.com/HmKKbC55zO

— Entertainment Weekly (@EW) July 2, 2015

">first trailer of Jenny's Wedding, a film that sentivilty deals with one family's journey as they come to terms with one of their own coming out as gay and planning an untraditional wedding.

Katherine Heigl, 36, portrays the title character, Jenny, who shocks her traditional family by coming out as gay and announcing her engagement to her "roommate" Kitty (Alexis Bledel).

The trailer shares the first look at the couple as they plan their upcoming wedding even as Jenny's family comes to terms with her out-of-left-field revelation.

Mary Agnes Donoghue, screenwriter for Beaches and White Oleander directed the film and co-produced with Gail Levin and Michelle Manning. The movie opens in theaters July 31, and co-stars Tom Wilkinson and Linda Emond as Jenny's parents.

The film couldn't be more timely, considering this week's landmark decision making same-sex marriage legal throughout the United States.

Katherine Heigl is best known as Izzie Stevens on Grey's Anatomy and as Charlie Tucker on State of Affairs.

Alexis Bledel starred as Rory Gilmore on Gilmore Girls and Lena Kaligaris in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants movies.

Pam Wright

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