Thursday, September 01, 2016

Funny Fatwa Man

Aasif Mandvi’s issuing a Fatwa on Showtime.

In the best way.

The erstwhile Daily Show correspondent is graduating from Comedy Central to the premium cabler to headline a dark comedy by that title, which he will co-write and co-executive produce. (To be fair, Mandvi did star on HBO’s short-lived The Brink.)

Fatwa will zero in on a struggling cartoonist who receives a death threat – a fatwa – that becomes the greatest thing that has ever happened to him.

Stardom, like beauty, is where you find it.


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