NOC Interview: Ilana Glazer on Her New Hulu Film, ‘False Positive’

Ilana Glazer portrays Lucy in False Positive, and also serves as both a co-writer and producer for the new movie. The Emmy Award winner is best known as the co-creator, writer, director, executive producer, and star of the critically acclaimed series, Broad City. The Hulu Original film premieres on Friday, June 25. Get ready because False Positive will definitely stick with you after you watch.

After months of trying and failing to get pregnant, Lucy (Glazer) and Adrian (Theroux) finally find their dream fertility doctor in the illustrious Dr. Hindle (Brosnan). But after becoming pregnant, Lucy begins to notice something sinister through Hindle’s gleaming charm, and she sets out to uncover the unsettling truth about him, and her own “birth story.” As if getting pregnant weren’t complicated enough…

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After Broad City ended with its fifth season, Glazer started working on many new projects, including the Generator Collective, which she co-founded in 2016. The actress has hosted multiple Generator events to lower the barrier of entry to voting and civic engagement.

She recently released her debut standup special The Planet Is Burning on Amazon Prime Video. Glazer and Abbi Jacobson (Broad City) have an animated comedy titled, Mall Town USA, currently in development at Comedy Central. Other notable credits include Rough Night, The Night Before, and Green Eggs and Ham.

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Glazer and I discussed the symbolism in the film and what message she hopes will last with viewers. Watch my interview below to hear all of her powerful answers!