The Lovebirds (2020) Movie Trailer Stars Kumail Nanjiani & Issa Rae

Brenda Watkins
January 18, 2020

This young couple is unintentionally pulled into a freakish (and hilarious) murder mystery. Nanjiani, Rae, Showalter, Abrams, Gall and Ben Ormand are executive producing.

"It's not a story about race but we wanted to acknowledge our race and the fact that we're an interracial couple", she added.

The rom-com-with-a-twist takes place over a (very long) night in New Orleans and follows the potentially-doomed couple as they try to track down the actual murderers in order to clear their name.

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Written by Aaron Abrams, Brendan Gall and Martin Gero, the film follows two lovers (on the verge of separation) immersed in a murder mystery after their date was sabotaged in a freaky twist. He can be heard as a voice on "Dolittle", starring Robert Downey Jr.

Directed by Michael Showalter (who reunites with Nanjiani after directing him in The Big Sick), The Lovebirds will be out on April 3. Launched in 2017, The great sick He told the partially true story of how Nanjiani (who plays himself) and his cowriter in the film, Emily V. Gordon, met and fell in love in real life.

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