This will reteam Gordon with Amazon, who co-distributed The Big Sick with Lionsgate.
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The series will be written and executive produced by The Big Sick co-writers Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon and SMILF writer/producer Lee Eisenberg, who will also serve as showrunner. Master of None co-creator Alan Yang will also serve as an EP.
Written by Kumail Nanjiani & Emily V. Gordon and directed by Michael Showalter, the indie rom-com has become the talk of Sundance — and with good reason. Based on the real-life relationship of Nanjiani and Gordon, the film is infected with laughs but at the same time, it will deliver a gut punch of intense emotions that will tear your soul apart — in a good way, of course.
Kumail Nanjiani and Zoe Kazan have been tapped to star in The Big Sick. The film written by Nanjiani and his wife Emily V. Gordon tells the story of the relationship challenges faced by a Pakistani man and his American girlfriend.
Kathryn Bigelow was previously set to direct the film, which once had Tom Hardy and Riz Ahmed attached to star. Bigelow is now producing alongside Annapurna’s Megan Ellison and Matthew Budman, as well as director Pablo Larrain’s producing partner Juan de Dios Larraín.
With 13 nominations, Guillermo del Toro’s fantasy-drama walked away with four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Director, Score and Production Design.
Frances McDormand, Sam Rockwell and Allison Janney continued their road to Oscar night with Indie Spirit wins.
Jordan Peele’s Get Out and James Ivory’s Call Me By Your Name scripts won the top film prizes while The Handmaid’s Tale continued its winning streak with two awards.
Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water led the nominations with 13 including for Best Picture, Director, Screenplay and three acting nominations.
Will Greta Gerwig crack the Best Director field for Lady Bird, or does Jordan Peele stand a better chance for Get Out? Come back in just a few more hours and find out!
Amazon Studios’ Sundance pick-up The Big Sick was one of the biggest deals from last year’s festival, and it paid off big time as the most successful film out of last year’s fest. Others didn’t fare nearly as well.
Guillermo del Toro won Best Director as his fantasy-drama won Best Picture, McDonagh’s film won three acting awards while the HBO drama won best TV Limited Series
As expected, Jordan Peele’s screenplay for Get Out and Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird screenplay received nominations, but so did the adapted screenplay for Logan.
Even though Sneider didn’t vote for War for the Planet of the Apes as a Best Picture nominee, he thinks it deserves two Oscars this year — one for its jaw-dropping visual effects, the other for Michael Giacchino’s beautiful original score.
Lady Bird, Call Me By Your Name, Dunkirk and Blade Runner 2049 also received multiple nominations while the television nominations were far more spread out.
Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird, Chloé Zhao’s The Rider and Kogonado’s Columbus also among the multiple nominees. Dee Rees’ Mudbound to receive Robert Altman award.
Unfairly or not, Ridley Scott’s “All the Money in the World” is now doomed as far as awards go in the wake of the Kevin Spacey scandal.
Neil Turitz takes a deep look at where the start of Oscar season using only six words.
“Call Me By Your Name,” “Lady Bird,” “The Florida Project”& “Columbus” also receive multiple nominations.
Last year’s crop of acting nominees featured seven performers of color, but expect a regression on the diversity front this year even though Denzel Washington seems like a shoo-in for Roman Israel, Esq.
War for the Planet of the Apes is eyeing an uprising to topple Spider-Man: Homecoming, while indie romantic dramedy The Big Sick goes wide this weekend with big hopes. Meanwhile, Wonder Woman has earned the best hold for a superhero film in 15 years.
The new trailer perfectly packages the film — but gives away too much for my taste. It basically told the entire story in broad strokes, which is a good sell, but disappointing in that they should have kept some things a mystery.
Amazon Studios lands festival favorite The Big Sick at this year’s Sundance. The romantic comedy has received plenty of praise since premiering on Friday and sold to Amazon in one of the festival’s biggest deals to date.
The 2017 Sundance Film Festival is less than a week away and, as expected, the fest boasts an impressive lineup from talented filmmakers and actors. From Sundance favorites to up-and-coming names there is a long list of films in various categories, but we’ve sorted out through the lists and picked 17 that caught our eye (even though all the films seem pretty amazing).
The 2017 Sundance Film Festival has rounded out their programming with a robust and enriching slate of Premieres, Documentary Premieres, Midnight, Spotlight, Kids and Special Events. The Park City-based festival will see the world premiere of Salma Hayek’s Beatriz at Dinner as well as the Jan Lewan biopic The Polka King starring Jack Black.
Stand-up comedian Adeel Akhtar is joining the cast of The Big Sick. The film stars Silicon Valley‘s Kumail Nanjiani with Judd Apatow producing.
Alex Pettyfer’s directorial debut, Ethan Hawke and Noomi Rapace in Stockholm and Matt (Doctor Who) Smith as Robert Maplethorpe are some of the highlights of the 17th annual film fest.
Like Sundance before it, female filmmakers are well represented at SXSW, and a quick glance at the lineup reveals such potential gems as Julia Hart’s Fast Color starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Lynn Shelton’s Outside In starring Jay Duplass, and Hannah Marks and Joey Power’s Shotgun starring Maika Monroe.