Late Night

Release date: June 14, 2019

Katherine Newbury (Emma Thompson), a late-night talk show host with 28 years of experience, has won an impressive total of 43 Emmy awards. However, when it's pointed out that she has an all-male writing staff, she asks her boss to hire a female writer. He hires Molly Patel (Mindy Kaling, who also wrote the screenplay), an Indian-American with a talent for comedy, but no experience.

When the head of the network tells Katherine this season will be her last and that she'll be replaced by a stand up male comedian (Ike Barinholtz), Katherine decides she's not giving up without a fight. Molly works to give Katherine a fresh, new vibe, writing modern monologues for her that portray Katherine as more authentic and personal.

Additional details

Genre: Comedy

Runtime: 102 min

Director: Nisha Ganatra

Studio: Entertainment One

Producers: Mindy Kaling, Ben Browning

Screenplay: Mindy Kaling

Cast: Emma Thompson,Mindy Kaling,Ike Barinholtz,Amy Ryan,Hugh Dancy,Max Casella,John Lithgow,Megalyn Echikunwoke,Denis O'Hare

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