Lionsgate has released the first trailer for Michael Showalter’s upcoming romantic comedy The Big Sick. The film tells the story of “Pakistan-born aspiring comedian Kumail, who connects with grad student Emily after one of his standup sets. However, what they thought would be just a one-night stand blossoms into the real thing, which complicates the life that is expected of Kumail by his traditional Muslim parents. When Emily is beset with a mystery illness, it forces Kumail to navigate the medical crisis with her parents, Beth and Terry who he’s never met, while dealing with the emotional tug-of-war between his family and his heart.”
Holly Hunter, Ray Romano, Aidy Bryant, Adeel Akhtar, Zenobia Shroff and Anupam Kher also star. The Big Sick opens in theatres July 14, 2017.