“My wife is in an extremely high risk group. We don’t leave the house for fear of the unthinkable happening," writes the "Big Sick" star.
Amid the protests over the death of George Floyd, while in police custody in Minneapolis last week, an effort is underway to amplify black voices today — and its being demonstrated in different ways.
Being able to buy a washer/dryer, refusing to play into stereotypes for roles, the ability to say “no” -- that's how a few of Hollywood's most prominent Asian Americans have defined success over the course of their careers. In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in May, Variety gathered prominent AAPI creatives Kumail Nanjiani […]
Kumail Nanjiani admits that despite an upcoming starring role in Marvel’s "The Eternals" and an Academy Award nomination in 2017 for co-scripting "The Big Sick," he still struggles with feeling successful in Hollywood. But he felt a modicum of success when he started auditioning for parts that weren’t what he calls "stereotypical brown guy roles" […]
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Kumail Nanjiani says body dysmorphia is something he has to fight "all the time," since bulking up for the Marvel movie "Eternals."
Issa Rae co-stars in two romantic movies with leading men of color this year: “The Photograph,” a drama with Lakeith Stanfield, and the upcoming rom-com “The Lovebirds” with Kumail Nanjiani. Rae said the former -- written and directed by Stella Meghie -- echoes the nostalgia of one of her favorite films centered on black love, […]
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The 41-year-old, who spent the year preparing for his role in next year’s Marvel movie "Eternals," debuted some seriously toned arms and abs Monday on social media.
The "Avengers" star plays Doctor Dolittle in the epic fantasy adventure, which co-stars Antonio Banderas.
Unable to find an alternate guest, Conan was forced to interview his assistant — and the show was great.
“Big Sick” star Kumail Nanjiani is in talks to star in Marvel’s “The Eternals,” which focuses on a group of ancient human beings, an individual with knowledge of the project told TheWrap. Details about Nanjiani’s character is being kept under wraps.“The Rider” director Chloe Zhao will direct the film. Matthew and Ryan Firpo (“Ruin”) are writing the script. Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige is producing.Created by comic legend Jack Kirby in 1976, the Eternals are a race of ancient human beings created a million years ago by the cosmic entities known as the Celestials.Also Read: Angelina Jolie in Talks to Join Marvel's 'The Eternals' for Superhero DebutAccording to ComicVine, the Celestials accelerated the evolution of a handful of subjects and gave them the genetic potential to mentally manipulate limited quantities of cosmic energy, as well as other superhuman traits.The story will focus on the female Eternal known as Sersi, (no, not the character on “Game of Thrones”), several insiders have told TheWrap. Angelina Jolie is currently in talks for the role.“We have started working on what are the films post-phase 3,” Feige previously told TheWrap, referencing the forthcoming fourth part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s slate of movies after the wind-down of franchises based on the original Avengers.Nanjiani recently earned an Oscar nomination for co-writing “The Big Sick” with wife Emily Gordon. Nanjiani will next be seen in Sony’s “Men in Black: International,” which is set to open June 14, and action comedy “Stuber,” which Disney/Fox will open July 12.Nanjiani is repped by UTA, Mosaic and Schreck Rose.Marvel had no comment.The Hollywood Reporter first reported the news.Read original story Kumail Nanjiani in Talks to Star in Marvel’s ‘The Eternals’ At TheWrap
Apple took the wraps off some of its ambitious original series Monday as part of its big Apple TV Plus reveal at at its Cupertino headquarters. Several of the series will launch this fall when the company's long-awaited subscription streaming service goes live. The first looks at the slate overseen from former Sony TV bosses Jamie Erlicht and Zach Van Amburg, who presided over the presentation Monday, were helped by A-list intros by the likes of Steven Spielberg (for Amazi…
"The Big Sick" star Kumail Nanjiani and "Insecure" star Issa Rae will topline Paramount's romantic comedy "The Lovebirds." The project will reunite Nanjiani with "The Big Sick" helmer Michael Showalter, who's on board to direct from a script by Aaron Abrams, Brendan Gall, and Martin Gero. The project goes into production at the end of […]
CBS announced on Thursday that the “Big Sick” and “Silicon Valley” actor will star in an upcoming episode of Jordan Peele’s reboot of the classic science fiction series for CBS All Access. Nanjiani becomes the third cast member to board Peele’s “Twilight Zone,” joining Sanaa Lathan and Adam Scott. Nanjiani’s episode will be written by “Key & Peele” and “Community” alum Alex Rubens.
Americans might be heavily divided, but comedians Sarah Silverman and Kumail Nanjiani proved on Thursday that it’s still possible to argue about the issues of the day without descending into a political fight club.
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The 90th Academy Awards played out Sunday night with the usual mix of spectacle, stardom, and suspense (like, would Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway get the right Best Picture envelope this year?). But with a ceremony approaching four hours, there were bound to be some misfires along the way. Here are the highs and lows from Hollywood's biggest night.
Many of this year's Oscar nominees have spent the last six or months or so talking endlessly about their films at one press junket or awards event after the other. So on the red carpet at the 2018 Academy Awards, we asked a handful of nominees for their favorite moments from other movies.
Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. If there was ever a way to take the joy out of an Oscar nomination, it would involve brussels sprouts. SEE ALSO: Jordan Peele's tweets following 'Get Out' nominations are solid gold Yesterday Kumail Nanjiani followed through on a bet he made with <em>Baby Driver </em>director Edgar Wright last year about his and Emily V. Gordon's film <em>The Big Sick</em>. And also I told @kumailn that he and @emilyvgordon would get a best screenplay nomination and that if I was right, he had to eat a bowl of brussel sprouts. — edgarwright (@edgarwright) January 23, 2018 Edgar loves brussel sprouts. I hate brussel sprouts.Tonight I will be eating a bowl of brussel sprouts and enjoying it for the first time. https://t.co/ekVhs68CiU — Kumail Nanjiani (@kumailn) January 23, 2018 And now there's photo evidence. I love Brussels Sprouts. Mr @kumailn does not. Last year I said he and @emilyvgordon would be nominated for Original Screenplay at the 2018 Oscars and that if I was right he had to eat a bowl of sprouts. So last night we celebrated with that classic combo: champagne and sprouts. pic.twitter.com/7bHRaMa0tD — edgarwright (@edgarwright) January 25, 2018 Okay, into the breach...Image: @edgarwright You can do it, Kumail!Image: @edgarwright So close...Image: @edgarwright HE'S DONE IT, HE'S EATEN ALL THE SPROUTS!Image: @EDGARWRIGHT And here's some bonus photos of him struggling a little more with the task, me helping him out and his actual expression on completing the effort. Really this should be up for Best Documentary Short (cc @TheAcademy) pic.twitter.com/oSXreqIRJr — edgarwright (@edgarwright) January 25, 2018 Luckily Nanjiani survived the ordeal. I’ve never been happier to lose a bet & eat a bowl of something I dislike. Thank you @edgarwright! https://t.co/52XYJZSKNh — Kumail Nanjiani (@kumailn) January 25, 2018 And, no, I do not love brussels sprouts now. I can confidently say this was my last bowl of brussels sprouts ever. cc: @edgarwright @emilyvgordon https://t.co/RnY2XWmAqg — Kumail Nanjiani (@kumailn) January 25, 2018 Then Wright took things yet further... But what if you win? What then? — edgarwright (@edgarwright) January 25, 2018 I have it. If you win, you have to eat an Oscar made of Sprouts. — edgarwright (@edgarwright) January 25, 2018 The line between friendship and trolling is so very fine. WATCH: 'Get Out' receives 4 Oscar nominations and the internet is ecstatic