Watch the trailer for “The Big Sick” based on Kumail Nanjiani and Emily Gordon’s real life love

The Big Sick, written by Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani, is based on the beginnings of their real-life romance a decade ago, but updated to today. Michael Showalter directs, with Judd Apatow and Barry Mendel producing, Zoe Kazan playing Emily, Holly Hunter and Ray Romano playing her parents, and Nanjiani playing himself.

The trailer debuted Tuesday on Kumail’s birthday!

Let’s roll the clip, with an intro from Nanjiani and Romano…

The Big Sick premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. It opens in select theaters June 23, 2017, nationally July 14, 2017.

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