The Lovebirds was supposed to release on April 3 2020. The world began to close down in the month of March and this MRC and 3 Arts Entertainment produced movie never came to theatres. The Lovebirds has become one of the movies that got delayed sure to Coronavirus pandemic. In a recent update today, there seems to be good news about the movie.
The Lovebirds was originally dated to premiere at South by Southwest festival in The United States of America. Soon the state of Texas cancelled the event and the movie never premiered. Netflix bought the rights for the movie and The Lovebirds will stream on Netflix from May 22, 2020.
Kumail Nanjiani shared the news on his Instagram and Twitter accounts today by posting a video call of himself and Insecure actress Issa Rae. They both have a conversation and Nanjiani excitedly reveals about The Lovebirds being released on Netflix.
Very excited to say that my movie with @IssaRae, The Lovebirds (directed by Michael Showalter) is going to be on @Netflix on May 22nd! Can’t wait for you to see it! @NetflixFilm pic.twitter.com/wrgajosc6T
— Kumail Nanjiani (@kumailn) April 20, 2020
The Lovebirds is a rom-com about a couple who while breaking up get involved in a murder. They must clear their names off the murder and also solve the case. The movie stars Kumail Nanjiani as Jibran and Issa Rae as Leilani. Other actors who are part of this Indie film are Anna Camp, Moses Storm, Kyle Bornheimer, Kyle Bornheimer and Catherine Cohen. Michael Showalter directed the movie.
The Big Sick actor, Kumail Nanjiani is seen with a ripped body on his Instagram profile a few months ago, which he claimed to have built for The Eternals, an upcoming Marvel movie which also got delayed due to COVID-19. He also revealed that he was on a diet for a year and followed a strict fitness regime to gain such a body. The Eternals’ new release date is February 12, 2021.