Here’s a reboot to get exited about: Variety reports that Kumail Nanjiani is co-writing a series inspired by the 1985 movie My Beautiful Laundrette. It doesn’t have a network yet, but the show is being developed through the production company Super Deluxe, and it would star Nanjiani. The original film was set in London, and it co-starred Daniel Day-Lewis as the Brit punk companion to Gordon Warnecke’s Omar, a Pakistani man who opens a laundromat with his boyfriend. It was hailed for its handling of LGBT and immigration issues — both of which make it an incredibly timely property to bring back now. The movie’s screenwriter, Hanif Kureishi, will also produce alongside Silicon Valley’s Alec Berg.
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