Katie Holmes replaces Liv Tyler in comedy The Romantics Katie Holmes has replaced Liv Tyler in the comedy The Romantics. The film revolves, which stars Anna Paquin, Josh Duhamel, Malin Akerman, Elijah Wood, Adam Brody and Jeremy Strong, revolves around eight friends from college who reunite for a wedding. Holmes will play Laura, the maid of honor to Anna Paquin’s Lila, the bride. Laura and Lila are best friends who both have a past with the groom (Duhamel). The screenplay was adapted by Galt Niederhoffer from her novel; she will also direct.