Before we talk about ‘Four Weddings and A Funeral’, the show, we have to talk a little about ‘Four Weddings and A Funeral’, an Academy Award-nominated and BAFTA-winning film of 1994, created by Richard Curtis. The film is considered a rom-com classic and could very well be the best in the genre. It stars Hugh Grant as a single man traversing the complications of his life along with his group of friends. The events take place in the setting of four weddings and a funeral.
Now, Mindy Kaling has adapted the film into a miniseries for Hulu, marking their second collaboration after ‘The Mindy Project’. It is written by Kaling and Matt Warburton, who also serve as executive producers alongside Curtis, Jonathan Prince, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner and Howard Klien. The production companies involved with the project are Kaling International Inc., Working Title Films, 3 Arts Entertainment, MGM Television and Universal Television.
Four Weddings and A Funeral Cast: Who’s in it?
The cast of ‘Four Weddings and A Funeral’ is led by Nathalie Emmanuel. She plays the role of Maya, a communications director working in New York who comes to London to attend a wedding. Emmanuel is best known for playing the role of Missandei in HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’. She has also appeared in ‘The Maze Runner’ series and ‘The Fast and Furious’ films. She is also set to voice the character of Deet in Netflix’s ‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’.
Maya’s love interest is, Kash, an investment banker, played by Nikesh Patel. He is best known for working in Channel 4’s ‘Indian Summers’. Rebecca Rittenhouse appears in the role of Ainsley Howard. She has starred alongside Kaling in ‘The Mindy Project’. She has also appeared on ‘Suits’, ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ and ‘The Affair’. He plays one of the leads in TBS’s ‘Search Party’, and hardcore ‘Stranger Things’ fans might recognise him as Officer Callahan. John Reynolds plays the role of Duffy. Brandon Mychal Smith plays the role of Craig. He is known for working in ‘One Big Happy’, ‘You’re the Worst’, ‘Phil of the Future’ and ‘Get on Up’. He also voices Michelangelo in ‘Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’.
Additional cast includes Zoe Boyle, Sophia La Porta, Harish Patel, Guz Khan, Tom Mison, Ashley Madekwe and Tommy Dewey. Andie McDowell, who played the role of Carrie in the 1994 film, also appears in the guest role as Mrs Howard.