The Lovebirds Casts, Plot, Trailer and Overview

The Lovebirds is an American upcoming romantic 2020 comedy movie. The movie is directed by Michael Showalter, and its from a screenplay by Aaron Abrams and Brendan Gall, while the story of the movie is b Abrams, Martin Gero, and Gall.

The LovebirdsThe Lovebirds movie features Issa Rae, Kumail Nanjiani, Paul Sparks, Anna Camp, and Kyle Bornheimer. On May 22, 2020, the movie is scheduled to be shown on Netflix

The Lovebirds Plot.

A couple (Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani) went through a defining time in their relationship as they were involved unintentionally to a murder mystery.


In the journey to clear names, they find themselves from one extreme circumstance to another. They need to find a way to get out of the whole mess to save themselves and their relationship that night.

The Lovebirds Cast.

  • Kumail Nanjiani as Jibran
  • Issa Rae as Leilani
  • Anna Camp
  • Paul Sparks
  • Betsy Borrego as Reya
  • Kyle Bornheimer as Brett
  • Kelly Murtagh as Evonne
  • Moses Storm as Steve


  • Directed by Michael Showalter
  • Produced by Tom Lassally, Oliver Obst, Todd Schulman, Jordana Mollick
  • Screenplay by Aaron Abrams, Brendan Gall
  • Story by Aaron Abrams, Brendan Gall, Martin Gero
  • Starring Issa Rae, Kumail Nanjiani, Paul Sparks, Anna Camp, Kyle Bornheimer
  • Music by Michael Andrews
  • Cinematography Brian Burgoyne
  • Edited by Robert Nassau
  • Production companies  Paramount Pictures, MRC, 3 Arts Entertainment, Quinn’s House
  • Distributed by Netflix
  • Release date May 22, 2020 (United States)
  • Running time 86 minutes
  • Country United States
  • Language English
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It was announced in January 2019, that Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae had joined the cast of the movie. The director of the movie was also announced to be Michael Showalter and screenplay by Aaron Abrams, Martin Gero, and Brendan Gall.

The Producers of the movie are Abrams Gall and Gero with Oly Obst, Todd Schulman, and Jordana Mollick alongside them. However, Showalter, Rae, and Nanjiani served as the executive producers.

Media Rights Capital financed the movie and also produces it, while the movie was distributed by Paramount Pictures. That same month, Anna Camp joined the movie cast.

Filming of The Lovebirds

The lovebird movie filming started in January 2019 with principal photography. On February 27, 2019, the production of the movie was concluded.

Meanwhile, the trailer of the movie was incorporated with a section a soundtrack of Ilaiyaraaja’s “Oru Kili” that was composed for the sake of the movie. The background music at the trailer was Aanandha Kummi (1983).

The Release

The movie was to be released originally to the world premiere at South by Southwest on March 14, 2020. But Unfortunately, due to the coronavirus pandemic the movie release was canceled.

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It was later rescheduled to be released theatrically in April 2020, still because of the outbreak was pulled out. However, that same month, it was later announced that Netflix bought the movie, and they will be releasing the movie on May 22, 2020.



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