First Trailer: The Big Sick starring Kumail Nanjiani

The Big Sick
Directed by Michael Showalter
Written by Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon
Starring Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano, Adeel Akhtar, Anupam Kher, Zenobia Shroff, Kurt Braunohler, Aidy Bryant, Vella Lovell and Bo Burnham

The first trailer for Sundance Film Festival hit The Big Sick is now available. The film will be released in UK cinemas on July 28th, 2017.

This romantic comedy starring Silicon Valley star Kumail Nanjiani is based on the true story of how Kumail began his relationship with his wife Emily. Pakistan-born aspiring comedian Kumail (Nanjiani) connects with grad student Emily (Zoe Kazan) after one of his standup sets. After what is a complicated start to the relationship, Emily is beset with a mystery illness forcing Kumail to navigate the medical crisis with her parents (Holly Hunter and Ray Romano) who he’s never met, while dealing with the emotional tug-of-war between his family and his heart.

Read our review of The Big Sick from Sundance London Film Festival.

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