Watch: Rose Byrne and Stephen Merchant in 'I Give It A Year' trailer

Rose Byrne and Rafe Spall in a scene from <i>I Give It A Year</i>.

Rose Byrne and Rafe Spall in a scene from I Give It A Year.

Good news everyone! Aussie Rose Byrne has finally been cast as the lead in a rom-com. After displaying her comedy skills in smaller roles in Get Him To The Greek and Bridesmaids, Byrne is being given the chance to take the lead in I Give It A Year.

The film charts the trials and tribulations of a young, mismatched couple during their first year of marriage.

The London-set romantic comedy comes from production house Working Title Films (Notting Hill, Bridget Jones's Diary, Love Actually) and is directed by Bruno writer Dan Mazer.

It co-stars Stephen Merchant, Anna Faris, Minnie Driver and Simon Baker.


I Give It a Year releases nationally on February 21, 2013.

Here's the first international trailer: