Anderson decided to hire Maya to see how Zoe would react to her, setting the stage for an unlikely family reunion. Although Maya is happy to be reunited with Zoe and establish a relationship, she remains fearful that her falsified life will come out and spoil Zoe's perceptions of her.
Over the next three months, Maya and Zoe bond as mother and daughter and become more friendly rivals in developing their new products. However, a sleazy development executive, Ron Epson Freddie Stroma , has suspicions about Maya and investigates into her past.
Sexed-up '80s corporate tale with stellar cast. External Reviews. Rotten Tomatoes. Second Act hinges on a significant reveal around the midpoint, and it's a lulu in the worst way—preposterously coincidental, outrageously contrived. Maya actively writes to Zoe about her feelings and experiences during their time apart, and Zoe decides to forgive her, and start over as mother and daughter once again. Theatrical release poster. Trey returns to Maya's life, with Maya promising to be more honest about herself, and open to starting a family with him.
Maya and her team struggle to develop her product, but none of their attempts are feasible for consumer use. At a company gala, Ron makes it clear he's onto Maya, and her former boss, Mr. Weiskopf, recognize her.
ustanovka-kondicionera-deshevo.ru/libraries/2020-01-11/3028.php While trying to avoid Weiskopf and outsmart Ron, Maya finds inspiration for her product: her late grandfather was a World War II soldier who found a surviving Silver Ginkgo tree at Hiroshima. He collected some cuttings and grew one into a bonsai tree for his wife, which was then passed down to Maya. Maya realizes that tree is naturally radiation-resistant and would be the ideal ingredient in their new organic beauty cream.
At the project deadline, Zoe modifies two of their brands to be more organic, while Maya presents an All-In-One ginkgo cream in a lavish outdoor presentation. Ron, meanwhile, finally gets proof that Maya is a fake. At the public board meeting, Maya admits the truth about herself before Ron can expose her, but also champions that her ginkgo cream is not a lie. Zoe confronts Maya, hurt and angry by the deception.
Although Maya had no intention of leaving Zoe, Zoe leaves her to resume studying art and photography abroad; Maya is crestfallen. One year passes, with many changes. Anderson forgives Maya and maintains friendly relations with her.
Zoe goes to London to complete her art studies, while Maya and her girlfriends team up to create a new online shopping company, MondayMomz. Taking all her experience from Value Shop, Maya creates an enhanced online shopping system with the help of Dilly that becomes successful. Weiskopf sees Maya's true value and becomes a co-investor in her business project. Trey returns to Maya's life, with Maya promising to be more honest about herself, and open to starting a family with him.
Maya actively writes to Zoe about her feelings and experiences during their time apart, and Zoe decides to forgive her, and start over as mother and daughter once again. In June , Jennifer Lopez signed on to star. On September 21, , Sia was announced as the composer for the original song " Limitless " for the film's soundtrack, produced by Jesse Shatkin and performed by Lopez.
Second Act was initially scheduled to be released in the United States on November 21, , but in September , following "incredible" test screenings, its distributor STXfilms moved it to December 14,  and then again to December 21, The website's critical consensus reads, " Second Act proves Jennifer Lopez remains as magnetic as ever on the big screen; unfortunately, the movie's muddled story isn't always worthy of her gifts.
And Lopez gives her first star performance in a while. Age has enriched her talent; she brings curlicues of experience to every scene.
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Retrieved November 3, Retrieved November 1, The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved November 8, Retrieved November 20, Clearly something happened to this "Sara. Was she Maya's daughter? Did she die? What happened to her? Talk about a game-changer. Because, you know, blood is thicker than water.
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And just when she's about to be outed by a fellow exec with an agenda, she comes clean to everyone, damaging her relationship with her daughter once more. If you were wondering what happened with Maya and Trey, they break up, he later finds out -- from Joan, of all people -- about Maya's secret daughter and they resolve their issues and get back together.
Truthfully, we really should have seen the J.