Shekhar Kapur is an acclaimed Indian filmmaker whose credits range from directing The Bandit Queen to the Elizabeth films starring Cate Blanchett. He is now finally directing a rom-com, What’s Love Got to Do With It, starring Shazad Latif, Lily James, Shabana Azmi, Jeff Mirza, Asim Chaudry, Emma Thompson, and more in a heartwarming funny time that highlights Pakistani and Muslim culture in a refreshing way for western audiences.Continue reading “Shekhar Kapur on Directing ‘What’s Love Got to Do With It’”
In anticipation of What’s Love Got to Do With It releasing in the US this weekend, we spoke with one of the stars, Shazad Latif, on his role as Kaz in the film.Continue reading “Shazad Latif on the Nuanced Relatability of ‘What’s Love Got to Do With It’”
We interview THE Emma Thompson, one of the stars of What’s Love Got to Do With It, premiering in the US May 5!Continue reading “Emma Thompson on the Cross-Cultural Connections in ‘What’s Love Got to Do With It’”
There’s always a formula when it comes to romantic comedy sitcoms — boy meets girl. Girl isn’t interested in boy. Boy is determined to win her heart and succeeds. Hilarity ensues. The formula does work, but it does become tiring when there’s no substance behind it. Having the hot-wife-bland-husband-with-annoying-in-laws can only take you so far on television nowadays.Continue reading “‘Bob Hearts Abishola’ Finds Common Ground Through Love”
We somehow survived the great Facebook, Insta, WhatsApp outage of 2021 and Brandon got married!Continue reading “FDI Cast 122: He Liked It So He Put a Ring On It!”
Brandon popped the question! Here’s how it went down.