Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae’s upcoming action romantic comedy The Lovebirds will be released on Netflix instead of in theaters. The original release date of the most was April 3rd, but it will now release on Netflix on Friday, May 22nd!
The story for the movie focuses on a couple who experience “a defining moment in their relationship when they are unintentionally embroiled in a bizarre crime. As their journey to clear their names takes them from one extreme – and hilarious – a circumstance to the next, they must figure out how they, and their relationship, can survive the night.”
The movie was directed by Michael Showalter and written by Aaron Abrams and Brendan Gall from a story by Martin Gero. The movie also stars Paul Sparks, Anna Camp, and Kyle Bornheimer.