No Strings Attached struck theaters initially, on Jan. 21, after altering its name from—you thought it—Friends with Benefits. Kunis’ Friends with Benefits gotten here in July. And though the latter needed to handle the optics of being an impersonator of the earlier, it really won at package workplace, taking in $1.2 million more than No Strings Attached when all was stated and done.
At the time, Kunis safeguarded her movie’s presence in the shadow of Kutcher’s, informing The Arizona Republic, “A lot of romantic comedies or comedies in general, they have the same idea. It doesn’t mean that you get from A to Z the same way. I don’t feel like our movies are at all similar whatsoever…It’s just two different movies. There’s only, however Shakespeare put it, so many stories you can tell in the world. This is just one of the many.”
More significantly, she would later on confess to a little bit of life imitating art. During a 2018 look on the podcast WTF with Marc Maron, Kunis stated, “I did a film called Friends With Benefits. He did a film that was really comparable called No Strings Attached. We lived our films out. We were similar to, let’s simply link. Let’s have a good time. We’re both single. We both trust each other. Everything’s fantastic.”
With Kutcher separated from then-wife Demi Moore in late 2011, he and Kunis—plainly neither holding any sort of animosity over their completing movies—started dating in early 2012 and were engaged by February 2014. Daughter Wyatt Isabelle got here that October. Kutcher and Kunis were wed in July 2015, with kid Dimitri Portwood getting here the list below year. Talk about a real Hollywood delighted ending.