Leon Bridges and Kiersey Clemons (Courtesy of Republic Pictures)
Leon Bridges and Kiersey Clemons (Courtesy of Republic Pictures)

Republic Pictures has unveiled the official trailer for The Young Wife, an upcoming film that promises a blend of chaos, expectations, and emotional depth on a wedding day.

Here’s a breakdown of what to expect from this intriguing movie:


  • Kiersey Clemons as the young woman, known for her role in ‘DOPE’
  • Leon Bridges, the singer-songwriter, as her soon-to-be husband
  • Kelly Marie Tran, Michaela Watkins, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Aya Cash, and Judith Light in supporting roles

Directed & Written by:

Tayarisha Poe takes on both directing and writing duties, bringing her creative vision to life.


The film revolves around a pivotal day in the life of a young woman (Kiersey Clemons) as she prepares to marry her beloved (Leon Bridges).

However, what should be a joyous occasion quickly becomes a test of her resilience.

Amidst the whirlwind of family and friends, each with their own expectations and demands, she finds herself grappling with escalating panic.

Critics have already praised the film, calling it “intimate, profound, and visually gorgeous” (Screen Rant).

This description hints at a story that delves deep into human emotions and relationships while offering a visually captivating experience for the audience.

The Young Wife appears poised to offer a compelling narrative supported by a talented cast and the creative vision of Tayarisha Poe.

As the trailer teases moments of tension and introspection, viewers can anticipate a film that resonates on multiple levels.

The Young Wife will be available on digital on May 31.

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