Here’s a first official look at The Big Sick, the upcoming romantic comedy movie directed by Michael Showalter based on a script by Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon and starring Kumail Nanjiani, Ray Romano, Holly Hunter, and Zoe Kazan:
“The Big Sick tells the story of Pakistan-born aspiring comedian Kumail (Nanjiani), who connects with grad student Emily (Zoe Kazan) after one of his standup sets. However, what they thought would be just a one-night stand blossoms into the real thing, which complicates the life that is expected of Kumail by his traditional Muslim parents.
Then Emily is beset with a mystery illness forcing Kumail to navigate the medical crisis with her parents, Beth and Terry (Holly Hunter and Ray Romano) who he’s never met, while dealing with the emotional tug-of-war between his family and his heart.”
The film is This movie is actually based on how Kumail Nanjiani and his real life wife (and co-writer) Emily V. Gordon, met and fell in love!
The film has yet to get an official release date.
Stay tuned with us for more details about the movie The Big Stick.