Channing Tatum is vying to be the Will Smith of Valentine’s Day. Recall that Smith established himself as one of the biggest box-office stars on the planet with a string of July 4 blockbusters. Now Tatum, who starred in last year’s V-Day hit, Dear John, is back in 2012 with The Vow, playing the spontaneous and loving husband of a woman (Rachel McAdams) who suffers amnesia after a car accident and can’t remember their life together (see an EW First Look photo).
It has all the best elements of the tearjerker genre — eccentric courtship, scenes in the rain, hints of montages capturing severe heartbreak. And then Ben from Felicity (Scott Speedman) shows up, so you know McAdams has a choice to make. Choose wisely, Rachel. And don’t cut your hair. Watch the clip below: