Netflix 'Resort To Love' Full Cast List: Meet Christina Milian and other romcom stars
'Resort To Love' releases on July 29 on Netflix.
Singing at an ex's wedding is a clumsy situation that aspiring pop star Erica (Christina Milian) finds herself in by accident. 'Resort To Love', according to the Netflix synopsis is "A romantic comedy about aspiring pop star Erica (Christina Milian) who ends up as the entertainment at her ex-fiance’s wedding after reluctantly taking a gig at a luxurious Mauritius island resort while in the wake of a music career meltdown. She tries to keep their past relationship a secret from his bride-to-be Beverly, but Erica rediscovers her feelings for her ex, Jason (Jay Pharoah), despite his brother Caleb's (Sinqua Walls) attempts to keep them from falling back in love."
If you're a fan of romantic comedies in the vein of 'Resort to Love', then perhaps some recently released ones such as 'Long Story Short', 'Good On Paper' should appeal. 'Resort To Love' is produced by singer Alicia Keys.
Christina Milian as Erica
Christina Milian stars as Erica who is an aspiring pop star who decides to take up a job singing at a wedding in Mauritius to get away from the heartbreak of her broken engagement. It doesn't work out so harmoniously when she realizes it's her ex's wedding she will be singing at. Christina Milian certainly has the vocal talents to pull off this role. The singer-songwriter signed a contract with Murder Inc. Records at just age 19. Some of Milian's best-known singles include 'AM to PM', 'When You Look at Me' and her first major U.S. hit, 'Dip It Low' which reached number five on the US Billboard chart. In 2006, Milian released her third studio album 'So Amazin'. The album produced one single, 'Say I'. Milian, besides being a singer and a songwriter, is also an actor and has starred in films such as 'Love Don't Cost A Thing', 'Pulse' and had a minor role in the 'Ghosts Of Girlfriends Past'. She was also a part of the sitcom 'Grandfathered'.
Jay Pharoah as Jason
Jay Pharoah plays Jason, Erica's ex-fiance who she discovers has moved on rather swiftly from their broken engagement and is now all set to get married again. Pharoah is an actor, comedian and impressionist who is best known for being a cast member of 'Saturday Night Live', which he joined in 2010 for its 36th season. He has also acted in films such as the Claire Foy starrer 'Unsane' and the series 'White Famous' which tracks a young African American comedian's rise to fame.
Sinqua Walls as Caleb
Sinqua Walls plays Caleb, Jason's brother who also seems to be attracted to Erica. He has never met her prior to his brother's wedding. Sinqua Walls' breakout role was on the series 'Friday Night Lights' where he played the role of Jamarcus Halls. His other well-known role is as Daniel in 'The Secret Life of the American Teenager' and Sir Lancelot on 'Once Upon A Time'. He has also made several guest appearances on shows such as 'Grey's Anatomy', 'Californication' and 'CSI' amongst others. His film roles have included movies such as 'Shark Night 3-D'.
Christiani Pitts as Beverly
Christiani Pitts plays Beverly, Jason's fiancee who has no clue that Erica is Jason's ex. Christiani Pitts is an actor, singer and dancer who is perhaps best known for her role in 'Big Momma's House 3 Like Father Like Son'. In 2018, Pitts was cast as Ann Darrow in 'King Kong' on Broadway.
'Resort to Love' also stars Tymberlee Hill, Alexandra Hodge, Karen Obilom.
'Resort To Love' is directed by Steven Tsuchida, written by Tabi McCartney and Dana Schmalenberg and is produced by Alicia Keys. 'Resort To Love' begins streaming on Netflix on July 29. Catch the trailer here.