Issa Rae to Star in Romantic Comedy ‘The Lovebirds’

Issa Rae to Star in Romantic Comedy ‘The Lovebirds’

Issa Rae and Kumail Nanijiani have signed on to Paramount’s romantic comedy The Lovebirds, in accordance to the Hollywood Reporter.

The film will focus
on a pair, performed by Rae and Nanjiani, who’re on the cusp of breaking apart earlier than
they get “embroiled in a weird and hijinks-filled homicide thriller, and as they
get shut to clearing their names and fixing the case, the twosome want to
determine how they, and their relationship, can survive the night time,” writes

The Lovebirds might be directed by Michael Showalter, who directed Nanjiani in 2017’s The Huge Sick, and written by Aaron
Abrams, Brendan Gall and Martin Gero.

Rae and Nanijiani each
have tv exhibits on HBO. Rae stars in the comedy Insecure, which has earned her Emmy and Golden Globes nominations;
NanijianI seems in the premium cable channel’s Silicon Valley.

The actress’ new film Littlestarring Regina Corridor and Marsai Martin, 14, who’s the youngest government producer in Hollywood, comes out on April 12.

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