STARZPLAY has announced the acquisition and premiere date for Mindy Kaling’s adaptation of “Four Weddings and a Funeral.” The 10-part romantic comedy series will launch exclusively in the UK on Thursday, 12th December.
When Maya (Natalie Emmanuel), the young communications director for a New York senatorial campaign, receives a wedding invitation from her college schoolmate now living in London she leaves her professional and personal life behind. Traveling to England she reconnects with her old friends and ends up in the midst of their personal crises. Relationships are forged and broken, political scandals exposed, London social life lampooned, love affairs ignited and doused, and of course, there are four weddings… and a funeral.
The series stars Natalie Emmanuel (“Game Of Thrones,” Maze Runner), Nikesh Patel (“India Summer,” Artemis Fowl), John Reynolds (“Stranger Things,” “Search Party”), Rebecca Rittenhouse (Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, “The Mindy Project”), Brandon Mychal Smith (“The Most Hated Woman In America,” Dirty Grandpa), Zoe Boyle (“Downton Abbey,” “Frontier”), Sophia La Porta (Been So Long, “The Fades”), Guz Khan (“Man Like Mobeen,” “Turn Up Charlie”) and Andie MacDowell (Love After Love, Sex, Lies and Videotape) and Dermot Mulroney (“Homecoming,” The Mountain Between Us). “Four Weddings and a Funeral” is executive produced by Mindy Kaling, Tracey Wigfield, Richard Curtis, Jonathan Prince, Matt Warburton, Howard Klein of 3Arts Entertainment, Charlie Grandy, Tristram Shapeero and Charles McDougall (episodes 1 & 2).
The series is produced by MGM Television and Universal Television, with MGM serving as the lead studio.
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