Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon’s Movie ‘The Big Sick’ Heads to Theaters This Summer

Back in 2015, Judd Apatow and Michael Showalter signed on to produce and direct, respectively, Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon’s movie The Big Sick, and after a successful run at the Sundance Film Festival, the film finally has a premiere date. According to Variety, Amazon and Lionsgate have teamed up to release the film, which is based on the couple’s real-life experiences and stars Nanjiani as “a Pakistani comic whose relationship with a graduate student (Zoe Kazan) is threatened by cultural differences and a health crisis.” Holly Hunter, Ray Romano, Anupam Kher, Bo Burnham, and Aidy Bryant also appear in the film, which hits theaters with a limited release on June 23rd followed by a wide release on Friday, July 14th.

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