Late Night (2019)
Late Night is a comedy drama movie directed by Nisha Ganatra from a screenplay by Mindy Kaling. It stars Emma Thompson, Kaling, Max Casella, Hugh Dancy, John Lithgow, Denis O’Hare, Reid Scott, and Amy Ryan. The plot follows the host of a late-night talk show who teams up with one of her new staff writers in an attempt to save the show. The film had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 25, 2019, and is scheduled to be released in the United States and Canada on June 7, 2019, by Amazon Studios. Legendary talk-show host Katherine Newbury is a pioneer in her field. The only woman ever to have a long-running program on late night, she keeps her writer’s room on a short leash and all male. But when her ratings plummet and she is accused of being a “woman who hates women”, Katherine puts gender equality on her to-do list and impulsively hires Molly Patel, a chemical plant efficiency expert from suburban Pennsylvania, as the first and only female on her writing staff. With rumors swirling that Katherine is swine replaced by a younger, hipper male host, she demands that the writers make her humorous and relevant anew. A lifelong aficionado, Molly is certain to prove shes not just a diversity employ, but the one person who can tilt her idols career in report to. Going contiguously everything Katherine has staked her reputation roughly, she urges her to create the take steps more contemporary, authentic and personal, a impinge on that could create Mollys career or send her mitigation to the chemical tree-plant for massive. A tardy-night chat warfare host’s world is turned upside all along behind she hires her first and and no-one else female staff writer. Originally intended to serene again diversity concerns, her decision brings approximately snappishly witty consequences as the two women who are estranged by culture and generation become allied by their idolize of a severe punchline.