Watch Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae in 'The Lovebirds' movie trailer

Paramount Pictures has just released the first trailer for The Lovebirds, an upcoming comedy thriller starring Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae. The project hails from director Michael Showalter, who previously worked with Nanjiani on The Big Sick. Check it out in the player below!

A couple (Rae & Nanjiani) experiences a defining moment in their relationship when they are unintentionally embroiled in a murder mystery. As their journey to clear their names takes them from one extreme – and hilarious – circumstance to the next, they must figure out how they, and their relationship, can survive the night.

Also starring Paul Sparks, Anna Camp and Kyle Bornheimer, The Lovebirds is directed By Michael Showalter (The Big Sick, Hello, My Name is Doris) from a screenplay by Aaron Abrams and Brendan Gall (from a story by Martin Gero). Producers on the project include Tom Lassally, p.g.a., Oly Obst, Martin Gero, Todd Schulman, p.g.a., Jordana Mollick, p.g.a. Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani serve as executive producers alongside Aaron Abrams, Brendan Gall, Michael Showalter and Ben Ormand.

The Lovebirds hits theaters beginning April 3. You can check out the film’s poster below:

Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani star in The Lovebirds movie.

Silas Lesnick is the Senior Editor of Moviebill. He has been covering entertainment news out of Los Angeles for more than a decade. You can reach him via e-mail or on Twitter.


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