Late Night was a huge hit at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, and Amazon snapped it up for a lot of money. Now, the first trailer has arrived to give you a look at Mindy Kaling‘s comedy. In Late Night, Kaling plays an aspiring comedy writer who lands a job writing for Katherine Newbury (Emma Thompson), the only female host in late night television. Katherine was once a comedy legend, but now her show has grown painfully stale. Can Kaling’s character turn things around? Watch the Late Night trailer below.
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One of the most buzzed about titles out of the 2019 Sundance Film Festival earlier this year was Late Night. Directed by Nisha Ganatra, the film stars Mindy Kaling (who also wrote and produced the movie) as a chemical plant worker who finds herself hired as the sole female writer on the all-male writing staff for a late night television show hosted by legendary British comedian Katherine Newbury (Emma Thompson). The comedy was such a crowd-pleaser at Sundance that Amazon picked it up for $13 million, and they’ve just set it for a summer release date. Read More »
Take Broadcast News, mix it with The Devil Wears Prada, and throw it into the bustling world of late night television, and you’ve got Late Night, the delightful and timely new comedy from first-time feature director Nisha Ganatra and screenwriter Mindy Kaling. Funny without being unnecessarily edgy, sharp without overdoing it, and populated by a fantastic ensemble cast, this film is bound to be a real crowdpleaser. Read More »