Quibi Kicks Off Sundance with Lena Waithe, Veena Sud and Kaitlin Olson
Park City, Utah – January 24, 2020, This morning Quibi kicked off the Sundance Film Festival with a panel moderated by Jeffrey Katzenberg and featuring Quibi creators Lena Waithe, Veena Sud and Kailtin Olson on ‘Defining the Next Era of Storytelling.’ The standing-room-only panel was packed with festival goers excited to hear more about Quibi’s mobile entertainment platform – which launches on April 6.
Quibi also released a first look photo of comedic series ‘Flipped’ staring Kaitlin Olson and behind the scenes images of ‘You Ain’t Got These’ staring Lena Waithe and ‘The Stranger’ written and directed by Veena Sud. Those images can be found hereAbout ‘Flipped’ Chronically underemployed couple Jann (Will Forte) and Cricket Melfi (Kaitlin
Olson) are self-proclaimed home renovation “experts” who are more than confident they are television’s next great home design celebrity duo. FLIPPED follows the clueless pair as their dreams of basic cable fame and glory are derailed when they get themselves kidnapped by members of a drug cartel (Andy Garcia, Eva Longoria, and Arturo Castro) and are forced to renovate their sprawling homes. Cast: Will Forte, Kaitlin Olson, Eva Longoria, Arturo Castro, Andy Garcia About ‘You Ain’t Got These’ Lena Waithe takes a look at sneaker culture and its impact on society. Executive Produced by Lena Waithe About ‘The Stranger”: An unassuming young rideshare driver is thrown into her worst nightmare when a mysterious Hollywood Hills passenger enters her car — initiating a spine-chilling game of cat and mouse. Writer / Director / Executive Producer: Veena Sud Cast: Maika Monroe, Dane DeHaan, Avan Jogia
What is Quibi?
Launching on April 6, 2020, Quibi is the first entertainment platform designed specifically for your phone. Quibi will feature original content from Hollywood’s biggest stars from Jennifer Lopez and Liam Hemsworth to Catherine Hardwicke and Guillermo Del Toro. Quibi – which is short for “quick bites” – is built for easy, on-the-go mobile viewing with new episodes of movie-quality shows delivered in 10 minutes or less.
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