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‘Plan B’ Trailer: It’s Like ‘Never Have I Ever’ Meets ‘Unpregnant’

You might know Natalie Morales for her work as an actress on shows like Parks and Recreation, The Little Things, Happily, Stuber, or Bojack Horseman. But after directing several short films and multiple episodes of television, she’s making her feature debut in 2021. Her first film is a pandemic-era drama called Language Lessons, but it seems she quickly leapt to the next level with her second feature, Plan B. This one is a road trip comedy about a straight-laced high school student who attends ...
Tags: Hbo, Comedy, Movies, America, Netflix, Natalie Morales, Plan B, Movie Trailers, Hulu, Parks, Josh Ruben, Morales, Kumail Nanjiani, Joshua Levy, Kuhoo Verma, Victoria Moroles

Angelina Jolie Excited for Chloé Zhao to Bring A New Voice to Marvel

Fans recently got a brief glimpse at footage from Marvel Studios’ upcoming Eternals. In a recent interview, star Angelina Jolie said she’s excited for fans to see more of what Chloe Zhao has in store for them.   RELATED: Marvel Releases First Look at Eternals Footage During a recent interview with CinemaBlend, Jolie was asked about what it was like to see Zhao take home the Oscar for Best Picture for Nomadland, and the actress was pleased. “I was very, very happy,” Jolie said. “Very, very happ...
Tags: Movies, Marvel, Disney, Angelina Jolie, Marvel Studios, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Richard Madden, Jolie, Zhao, Kevin Feige, Kumail Nanjiani, Don Lee, ComingSoon, Movie News, Eternals, Lauren Ridloff

Daily Podcast: Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase 4, Star Wars Day & Falcon and the Winter Soldier

On the May 3, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film Editor-in-Chief Peter Sciretta is joined by weekend editor Brad Oman to talk about the latest film and TV news, including Phase Four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Star Wars Day, and The Falcon and the Winter Soldier . In The News : Marvel video: First ‘Eternals’ Footage Revealed in Marvel Studios Teaser of Upcoming MCU Films Brad: ‘Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania’ and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’ Get 2023 Re...
Tags: Movies, Salma Hayek, Disney, Deadpool, Falcon, Brad, Gemma Chan, Kumail Nanjiani, Peter Sciretta, Featured Stories Sidebar, Film Daily Podcast, Brad Oman, Sam Hume, Marvel Studios Reveals, Marvel Studios Teaser of Upcoming MCU, Star Wars Day Falcon

Marvel Releases First Look at Eternals Footage

Eternals director Chloé Zhao recently made history at the 93rd Academy Awards by becoming the first woman of color to win the Best Director award while also receiving an Oscar for Best Picture for her film Nomadland. We now have a first look at Zhao’s next film, which is her first Marvel Studios feature. Five seconds of Eternal footage is shown in a new trailer outlining Marvel Studios’ upcoming slate before reconfirming its November 5, 2021, release date. RELATED: Kevin Feige Recalls Eternals ...
Tags: Comics, Movies, Marvel, Disney, Marvel Studios, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Richard Madden, Zhao, Kevin Feige, Kumail Nanjiani, Don Lee, ComingSoon, Movie News, Lauren Ridloff, Chloe Zhao, Kingo

First ‘Eternals’ Footage Revealed in Marvel Studios Teaser of Upcoming MCU Films

It’s been over a year since the last Marvel Studios theatrical release, but the Marvel Cinematic Universe is coming back in a big way. Black Widow brings us back to theaters this summer, followed closely by Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, which just released its first trailer. But perhaps highest on the list of most anticipated new Marvel Studios releases is Eternals, directed by recent Oscar winner Chloé Zhao. Hailed as Marvel’s most ambitious and cosmic tentpole, Eternals could be ...
Tags: Movies, Salma Hayek, Marvel, Marvel Studios, Video Clips, Zhao, Kevin Feige, Gemma Chan, Kumail Nanjiani, Comic Book/Superhero, Eternals, Shang Chi, Chloe Zhao, Pitch Reel, The Eternals, Kaz Firpo

The Doubtful Guest: Kumail Nanjiani & Emily Gordon Writing Adaptation

Photo by MARK RALSTON/AFP via Getty Images Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, the married couple whose real-life story inspired their hit film The Big Sick, are teaming up to adapt the screenplay for The Doubtful Guest. MORE: New Dexter Revival Teaser Unveils First Look at Michael C. Hall’s Return According to a report from Variety, the film, which is based on the illustrated book by the late Edward Gorey, is being developed by the newly formed Double Dream production company. Siblings Andy...
Tags: Apple, Movies, Netflix, Dc, Warner Bros, Andy, Edward Gorey, Michael C Hall, Gordon, Barbara, Emily Gordon, Kumail Nanjiani, Nanjiani, ComingSoon, Movie News, MARK RALSTON

Kumail Nanjiani and It Director Andy Muschetti Adapting the Book The Doubtful Guest

What happens when two Hollywood power couples come together to create art? You get a book to screen adaption of Edward Gorey’s book illustrated book, The Doubtful Guest.Read more...
Tags: Hollywood, Science, Films, It, Edward Gorey, Kumail Nanjiani, Muschietti, Emily V Gordon, Barbara Muschietti, Andy Muschetti, Creative Works, Entertainment Culture, Hospitality Recreation

Daily Podcast: Green Lantern Casting, F9, The Doubtful Guest, a Pixar Interview, and More

On the April 30, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by writer Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and TV news, including Green Lantern casting, The Doubtful Guest , Twilight of the Dead , and F9 . Then we’ll present an interview with the animation supervisor on the new Pixar film Luca . In The News : Chris: ‘Green Lantern’ HBO Max Series Casts Finn Wittrock as Hot-Headed Guy Gardner, New Plot Details Revealed Ben (OG HT...
Tags: Movies, Interview, Disney, Pixar, Chris, Aardman, Ben, Luca, Ben Pearson, George A Romero, Kumail Nanjiani, Finn Wittrock, Guy Gardner, Emily V Gordon, Dom Toretto, Andy Muschietti

Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon Teaming Up With ‘It’ Director Andy Muschietti for ‘The Doubtful Guest’ Movie

Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon are teaming up again after writing their Oscar-nominated romantic comedy The Big Sick. Nanjiani and Gordon are set to write The Doubtful Guest, based on the illustrated book by the late Edward Gorey, with It director Andy Muschietti set to direct. Variety reports that Nanjiani and Gordon are teaming up with sibling duo Andy and Barbara Muschietti (The It movies) for The Doubtful Guest. Nanjiani is also set to star in the adaptation of the 1957 absurdist il...
Tags: Apple, Comedy, Movies, Dwayne Johnson, Disney, Netflix, Adaptation, Emily Blunt, Andy, Edward Gorey, Gordon, Gorey, Kumail Nanjiani, Nanjiani, Little America, Amblin Entertainment

Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon to Adapt ‘The Doubtful Guest’ for Director Andy Muschietti’s New Production Company

Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, whose real-life romance inspired their hit romantic comedy “The Big Sick,” are teaming up to write another film. Nanjiani and Gordon, who are married, will adapt the screenplay for “The Doubtful Guest,” based on the illustrated book by the late Edward Gorey. The film is being developed by Double […]
Tags: News, Edward Gorey, Gordon, Kumail Nanjiani, Nanjiani, Emily V. Gordon, Andy Muschietti, The Doubtful Guest, New Production Company

Bo Burnham Filmed a Musical Comedy Special During the Pandemic, and It’s Coming to Netflix Soon

Bo Burnham, the promising young man who recently co-starred in Promising Young Woman, is returning to his comedy roots. Today, Burnham revealed that he has filmed a new musical comedy special over the last year during the pandemic, which is fittingly called Inside. He says the special is “almost finished,” and it’s coming to Netflix soon. Check out a brief teaser video below. New Bo Burnham Netflix Special hi. i made a new special. it was filmed by me, alone, without a crew or an audience,...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Netflix, Carey Mulligan, Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, Burnham, Kumail Nanjiani, Bo Burnham, Tamborine Burnham

Obi-Wan Kenobi Is Adding Pen15 Co-Creator and Star Maya Erskine

Things on Tatooine are about to get a little more middle school. That’s because Maya Erskine, best known as the co-star and co-creator of the brilliant Hulu comedy Pen15, has been cast in the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi Star Wars show on Disney+.Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, Darth Vader, Jackson, Lucasfilm, Hulu, Rupert Friend, Obi, Obi Wan Kenobi, Tatooine, Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Sung Kang, Benny Safdie, Pen15, Fictional Characters

Eternals’ Kumail Nanjiani Is Looking Ripped As Ever As He Preps For New Star Wars Role

Eternals may have been delayed a number of times, but fans are still thirsting of Kumail Nanjiani's muscles as he preps for Star Wars.
Tags: Religion, Kumail Nanjiani

TV Bits: ‘Queer as Folk’ Remake, ‘Friends’ Reunion, ‘Powerpuff Girls,’ ‘Hunters’ Season 2, and More

In this edition of TV Bits: Peacock orders Queer as Folk series reboot Friends reunion special for HBO Max finally sets production date The CW’s Powerpuff Girls live-action series finds its Mojo Jojo Jennifer Jason Leigh joins Hunters season 2 MacGyver canceled at CBS after 5 seasons And more. Peacock announced that it gave a straight to series order for a Queer as Folk remake from UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group, and Stephen Dunn (Closet Monster). Dunn, who directed an episode ...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Television, Movies, Friends, Stanford, White House, Julia Roberts, Fox, Showtime, New Orleans, Starz, Cbs, Brian, Air, Hitler

‘Bless the Harts’ Canceled at Fox After Two Seasons

Fox has canceled “Bless the Harts,” the animated comedy series from creator Emily Spivey starring Kristin Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Jillian Bell, Ike Barinholtz, and Kumail Nanjiani. The show premiered in the fall 2019-2020 television lineup. The half-hour series, which is currently in its second season, revolves around a perpetually broke North Carolina family described as […]
Tags: News, Fox, North Carolina, Kumail Nanjiani, Harts, Emily Spivey, Bless the Harts

‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Cast Adds Kumail Nanjiani, Sung Kang, O’Shea Jackson Jr. and More as Production Begins

The Obi-Wan Kenobi TV series has set its official cast, just as the Disney+ limited series is set to begin production. Disney+ has announced the full cast of the Star Wars limited series+ starring Ewan McGregor as the Jedi Master, with old faces like Hayden Christensen and Joel Edgerton joining him as well as new surprises including Kumail Nanjiani, Sung Kang (the Fast and Furious franchise), and…Uncut Gems co-director Benny Safdie? See the official Obi-Wan Kenobi cast below. Disney+ announce...
Tags: Hayden Christensen, Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Disney, Darth Vader, Lucasfilm, Ewan McGregor, Joel Edgerton, Rupert Friend, Anakin Skywalker, McGregor, Jedi, Uncle Owen, Obi-wan Kenobi, Kenobi

Nanjiani, Jackson Jr., Kang & More Join Obi-Wan Kenobi Series!

Nanjiani, Jackson Jr., Kang & more join Obi-Wan Kenobi series! Nearly a month after last hearing that Game of Thrones alum Indira Varma had joined the cast of the Star Wars series, Disney+’s Obi-Wan Kenobi has unveiled its full roster of main cast with new additions including Kumail Nanjiani (The Eternals), O’Shea Jackson Jr. (Godzilla: King of the Monsters), Sung Kang (F9: The Fast Saga) and more! The announcement can be viewed below! RELATED: Game of Thrones’ Indira Varma Joins Obi-Wan Ke...
Tags: Star Wars, Hayden Christensen, TV, Movies, Disney, TV News, Stephen Daldry, Lucasfilm, Ewan McGregor, Joel Edgerton, Luke Skywalker, Anakin Skywalker, Beru, Golden Globe, John Swartz, Obi-wan Kenobi

What the outcry from Kumail Nanjiani's sculpted body tells us about racism, masculinity standards

Experts say the outcry over Kumail Nanjiani's chiseled physique is a result of systemic racism and a misguided standard of masculinity.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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What the outcry from Kumail Nanjiani's sculpted body tells us about racism, masculinity standards

Experts say the outcry over Kumail Nanjiani's chiseled physique is a result of systemic racism and a misguided standard of masculinity.          [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Religion, Usa Today, Kumail Nanjiani

People Love Kumail Nanjiani’s Incredibly Sincere Tweet About NYE

"Not enough sincerity right now. It’s appreciated," one follower wrote.
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Baby Driver Director Edgar Wright Throws Shade At Kumail Nanjiani’s Ripped Body While Defending Movie Theaters

Quick, someone ask Christopher Nolan what he feels about Kumail Nanjiani's abs?!
Tags: Christopher Nolan, Religion, Edgar Wright, Kumail Nanjiani

‘Death to 2020’ Trailer: ‘Black Mirror’ Creators Send Off This Terrible Year With a Biting Netflix Satire

Everyone is ready to get the hell out of 2020. It’s been one of the worst years in recent memory, and it deserves to be shot into the sun. Unfortunately, some of the nastiness of 2020 will linger into early 2021 as we continue to battle the coronavirus pandemic, but Black Mirror creator Charlie Brooker and executive producer Annabel Jones have something to help us cope. At the end of this month, they’re releasing a mockumentary called Death to 2020 that will recount the terrible events of this ...
Tags: Lisa Kudrow, England, Comedy, Movies, Documentary, Netflix, Tracey Ullman, Movie Trailers, Donald Trump, Black Mirror, Charlie Brooker, Hugh-Grant, Leslie Jones, Cristin Milioti, Diane Morgan, Kumail Nanjiani

‘Death to 2020’ Teaser: ‘Black Mirror’ Creators Made a Mockumentary About This Hellish Year Starring Samuel L. Jackson, Kumail Nanjiani and More

We now know even more about Death to 2020, the mysterious new mockumentary from Black Mirror alumni Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones. We already knew that it was going to be a faux doc covering the nightmare year that was 2020, and we also knew that Hugh Grant would be appearing. Now it’s been revealed that Samuel L. Jackson, Lisa Kudrow, Kumail Nanjiani, and more will all make appearances and that the film will blend fictional narration with real-life archival footage spanning the past 12 mon...
Tags: Lisa Kudrow, Movies, Netflix, Tracey Ullman, Black Mirror, Charlie Brooker, Booker, Hugh-Grant, Leslie Jones, Cristin Milioti, Diane Morgan, Kumail Nanjiani, Keery, Annabel Jones, TV Trailer, Samuel-L-Jackson

Death to 2020: Samuel L. Jackson, Lisa Kudrow, & More Join New Netflix Mockumentary

Death to 2020: Samuel L. Jackson, Lisa Kudrow, & More Join New Netflix Mockumentary Netflix has finally provided more details about Black Mirror creator Charlie Brooker’s upcoming mockumentary special titled Death to 2020 including its synopsis and casting additions. Joining previously confirmed cast member Hugh Grant, MCU star Samuel L. Jackson, Friends alum Lisa Kudrow, and Saturday Night Live alum Leslie Jones have officially signed on for the comedy event special. RELATED: It’s Super Kid...
Tags: Lisa Kudrow, Movies, Netflix, Streaming, Tracey Ullman, Black Mirror, Grant, Charlie Brooker, Samuel L. Jackson, Booker, Hugh Grant, Leslie Jones, Golden Globe, Kumail Nanjiani, ComingSoon, Movie News

Chloe Zhao’s Eternals Has Completed Filming Reshoots

Chloe Zhao’s Eternals has completed filming reshoots In a recent interview with HeyUGuys, The Walking Dead star Lauren Ridloff confirmed that reshoots on Chloe Zhao’s highly-anticipated MCU film Eternals have been completed, which probably took place during the summer. Originally scheduled for a February 2021 release, the star-studded film has now been pushed back for the third time to November 5, 2021 which will be a year after its original planned debut date. “I just actually finished my s...
Tags: Movies, Angelina Jolie, Busan, Marvel Studios, Jack Kirby, Elizabeth Olsen, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Richard Madden, Angie, Kevin Feige, Mesopotamia, MCU, Kumail Nanjiani, ComingSoon, Movie News, Marvel Movie News

Kumail Nanjiani’s Coronavirus Despair Hits ‘Hopeless And Helpless’ Abyss

"The people who are supposed to protect us are doing nothing," wrote the comedian, whose wife is immunocompromised.
Tags: News, Kumail Nanjiani

She-Hulk: Tatiana Maslany Denies Her Involvement in MCU Series

She-Hulk: Tatiana Maslany Denies Her Involvement in MCU Series A month after news broke that Emmy-winning actress Tatiana Maslany had been tapped as the MCU’s She-Hulk, it seems her casting hasn’t been finalized yet, with the Orphan Black star finally speaking out about it. In a recent interview with The Sudbury Star, when asked about the big She-Hulk news Maslany surprisingly denied her involvement with the Disney+ project by revealing that the previous reports are just rumors that got out ...
Tags: TV, Movies, Marvel, Disney, TV News, Emmy, Stan Lee, Marvel Comics, Tatiana Maslany, Marvel Studios, Mark Ruffalo, John Buscema, Morty, Bruce, Rick, Paul Rudd

South Asian Block Party Celebrates Biden-Harris Ticket

Madame Gandhi kicked off the South Asian Block Party, which featured a who’s who of South Asians in showbiz to promote the Joe Biden and Kamala Harris presidential ticket Wednesday on Zoom. But Kumail Nanjiani brought the emotion, talking about how President Trump’s actions during the coronavirus pandemic have locked down his wife, Emily V. […]
Tags: Asia, Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Trump, Aasif Mandvi, Kumail Nanjiani, Madame Gandhi, Emily V, Biden Harris, South Asian Block Party

Eternals: Everything we know about Marvel’s phase 4 movie

Kumail Nanjiani and Angelina Jolie star in Eternals, a Phase 4 MCU movie. The film is scheduled to hit theaters in November 2021. Here's what we know so far.
Tags: News, Trends, Home Theater, Angelina Jolie, Marvel Cinematic Universe, MCU, Kumail Nanjiani, Movies & TV, Eternals, The Eternals

Eternals Star Kumail Nanjiani Responds To The Marvel Movie's Latest Delay

We’ll have to wait even longer for the Silicon Valley star’s MCU debut.
Tags: Religion, Silicon Valley, Kumail Nanjiani