Mindy Kaling, seen last year Ocean’s Eight and A Wrinkle in Time, writes, produces, and stars in the highly anticipated comedy Late Night. The project centers on Molly (Kaling), the recent hire in an previously all male writing staff. Their boss is late night is tougher than nails talk show host Katherine Newbury (Emma Thompson). Katherine may have been able to get away with being an unlikable person and fear inducing leader for years, but now that job is in trouble, she needs to revitalize her approach.
Late Night is directed by Nisha Ganatra, a TV director who’s worked on Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Better Things, and The Last Man on Earth (she also directed the 2005 comedy Cake). Check out the trailer and tell us what you think!
Late Night opens nationwide June 7 via Amazon Studios.