Eva Noblezada Joins Comedy Movie ‘Easter Sunday’ —

Eva Noblezada should star in another film. File photo

TWICE Tony nominee Eva Noblezada joined the cast of Amblin Partners’ family comedy “Easter Sunday.”

Alongside Noblezada is comedian and actor Brandon Wardell, known for his work on Comedy Central and appearances on “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “Like and Subscribe,” according to Deadline.

“Easter Sunday” will be based on the stand-up comedy and life experiences of comedy star Jo Koy, who is part-Filipino, and is set around a family gathering to celebrate Easter Sunday.

According to Deadline, Wardell will play Junior, the teenage son of Jo Koy’s on-screen character, while Noblezada will play the character of Ruth, Junior’s friend.

Jay Chandrasekhar will direct the film based on a screenplay written by Ken Cheng.
Rideback’s Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich will produce, while Rideback’s Jo Koy, Cheng, Joe Meloche, Jessica Gao, Jimmy O. Yang, Nick Reynolds and Seth William Meier will serve as executive producers.

Noblezada is a Filipino American actress and singer who received Tony Award nominations for her Broadway debut as the lead in the revival of “Miss Saigon” and for her performance in the award-winning musical “Hadestown”. Tony.

She also received a Grammy Award for “Best Musical Theater Album” for her work on “Hadestown.”

The Hollywood Reporter once described Noblezada’s voice as having “an expressive range and smoothness that cuts through all the noise and bustle that surrounds it”.

“She is a legitimate discovery,” he added.

In 2019, Noblezada made her film debut in the critically acclaimed film “A yellow rose,” alongside the Tony Award winner Lea Salonga.

Ritchel Mendiola

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