In the trailer the story revolves around a late night talk show that’s failing and how Kaling comes on board to save it. Thompson plays a late night talk show host whose show is starting to fail. To rescue the show, and to show some diversity in the writer’s room that’s full of men, they decide to hire a woman, Kaling. Alongside Emma Thompson and Mindy Kaling, the film also stars John Lithgow.
“An amusing conventional comedy about two women’s struggles in late night TV,” wrote The Hollywood Reporter.Directed by Nisha Ganatra, Late Night releases on June 7.