Based on the real-life courtship between Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, THE BIG SICK tells the story of Pakistan-born aspiring comedian Kumail (Nanjiani), who connects with grad student Emily (Zoe Kazan) after one of his standup sets. However, what they thought would be just a one-night stand blossoms into the real thing, which complicates the life that is expected of Kumail by his traditional Muslim parents.
When Emily is beset with a mystery illness, it forces Kumail to navigate the medical crisis with her parents, Beth and Terry (Holly Hunter and Ray Romano) who he’s never met, while dealing with the emotional tug-of-war between his family and his heart. THE BIG SICK is directed by Michael Showalter (HELLO MY NAME IS DORIS) and producer by Judd Apatow (TRAINWRECK, THIS IS 40) and Barry Mendel (TRAINWRECK, THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS).
The trailer looks incredible. I’m already sucked in. You too? Ready? Let’s go!
What: ADMIT TWO passes for the Baltimore screening of The Big Sick!
When: Wednesday, June 28th
Where: Landmark Harbor East
How: Clicky! http://www.lionsgatescreenings.com/nhVad74004
REMEMBER: seating for screenings are first come, first served and not guaranteed. So get there early to get yourself a seat.
Good luck, everyone!