The Lovebirds Heads to Netflix in May as Movie Theaters Remain Closed

The film's April theatrical release was postponed

Photo of Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani
The Lovebirds was slated to open on April 3, before movie theaters around the country closed down indefinitely in March. Paramount Pictures

The Lovebirds is officially heading to Netflix on May 22, making the comedy the third major film to head directly to a subscription streaming service after its theatrical release was postponed as a result of the novel coronavirus.

@kelseymsutton Kelsey Sutton is the streaming editor at Adweek, where she covers the business of streaming television.