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Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, the married couple whose real-life story inspired their hit film The Big Sick , are teaming around adapt the screenplay for The Doubtful Guest .
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In accordance with a written report from Variety, the film, that is in line with the illustrated book by the late Edward Gorey, has been produced by the formed Double Dream production company newly. Siblings Andy and Barbara Muschietti ( It , It: Chapter Two ) formed the business, with Andy set to Nanjiani and direct attached among the stars of the film.
The Doubtful Guest tells the story of mysterious penguin-like creatures who arrive unannounced at a family’s home and cause only chaos. Gordon and Nanjiani will serve as executive producers for the film also, with Barbara and Andy Muschietti producing the film alongside Dani Bernfeld.
Double Dreams production of The Doubtful Guest places another big film on the plate, because the company is focusing on some pretty big properties already. Currently, the production company is focusing on DC’s The Flash (which Andy Muschietti directing and Barbara producing), the Warner Bros. adaptation of the favorite Attack on Titan anime, and Universal’s upcoming Electric State .
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For Nanjiani and Gordon, the duo followed up their success with The Big Sick by executive producing the Apple TV+ series Little America . Nanjiani is defined to possess a busy schedule also, as he’ll be starring in Marvel’s Eternals , and also the upcoming Disney+ series Obi-Wan Kenobi . Gordon is writing the screenplay for Netflix’s comic book adaptation of chain and Ball.