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Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani match comedic wits in ‘The Lovebirds’

Issa Rae (HBO’s “Insecure,” The Photograph) and Kumail Nanjiani (Stuber, “Silicon Valley”) star in the romantic comedy The Lovebirds. Rae and Nanjiani are a longtime couple, Leilani and Jibran, which becomes unintentionally involved in a murder mystery. Rolling out spoke with the duo about their new Netflix romantic comedy and how they brought their comedic styles together.

The Lovebirds premieres on Netflix May 22.