Andy Garcia also stars in the upcoming film, and Keaton couldn't help but rehash a particular scene. In an appearance on Ellen DeGeneres's show on Tuesday, Keaton told DeGeneres that she refuses to read the popular series.
Each subplot is rather perfunctory, but it's lovely to see a movie where older women are wined, dined and courted by somewhat younger men. Four book-loving, coffee klatch friends in their 60s: Candice Bergen, Jane Fonda, Diane Keaton and Mary Steenburgen. "I'm gonna do it with you right now". "At the end of the movie I have this extremely fun moment for me and I'm seeing Andy and we're together and I'm going to kiss him goodbye, ok? You better stand up".
Keaton, on the other hand, seemed to prefer Garcia. "I was too embarrassed to go to the bookstore and get another copy, so she owes me the copy".
She then pulls Kimmel's lips to hers as the audience cheers.
"A dream has come true for Jimmy Kimmel here", the comedian said. In addition to this all-star cast of women, Craig T. Nelson is Carol's dutiful yet tuckered out spouse, and Andy Garcia is ideal as Diane's dashing paramour.
As it happens, reading Fifty Shades did not appear to be required for anyone's participation in Book Club. However, the basis of her character is as stereotyped as Samantha's: a woman turns down love (she said no to a wedding proposal 40 years ago, only to recently start casually dating the same guy, Arthur, played by Don Johnson) to focus on career ambitions.