‘The Lovebirds’ Trailer: Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani Unwittingly Enter a Wacky Murder Mystery

Published on Jan 16, 2020

‘The Lovebirds’ Trailer: Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani Unwittingly Enter a Wacky Murder Mystery

The big screen murder mystery is back. Hot on the heels of Rian Johnson’s Agatha Christie-inspired (and now Oscar-nominated) “Knives Out” and Kenneth Branagh’s smash hit (and actual Agatha Christie adaptation) “Murder on the Orient Express” (soon to be followed by sequel “Death on the Nile”), the cineplex crowd seems to have fallen back in love with whodunits of all stripes. Next up: “The Lovebirds,” a wacky murder mystery that also happens to feature comedic all-stars Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani as a couple in emotional trouble that is suddenly forced to deal with, well, murder trouble.

Per the film’s official synopsis: “A couple (Issa Rae & Kumail Nanjiani) experiences a defining moment in their relationship when they are unintentionally embroiled in a murder mystery. As their journey to clear their names takes them from one extreme – and hilarious – circumstance to the next, they must figure out how they,

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Author: Kate Erbland