Riding a wave of positive reviews, The Big Sick has struck a chord with audiences. Based on the real-life courtship of cowriters Kumail Nanjiani, playing himself, and Emily V. Gordon, played by Zoe Kazan, the movie shows what happens when Emily is struck down by a medical crisis, leaving Kumail to navigate unfamiliar waters in dealing with her parents (Ray Romano and Holly Hunter).
In our exclusive video, Romano talks about what drew him to the story and Nanjiani expresses admiration for the distinctive talents that Romano and Hunter brought to the movie. Plus, Kazan shares how Hunter taught her something new that bonded their characters. Watch the video below; The Big Sick is now playing in theaters nationwide.