‘Stuber’ Clip: Kumail Nanjiani and Dave Bautista Have a Rough First Meeting

/Film | 6/15/2019 | Hoai-Tran Bui
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Customer service can be such a hassle in the new Stuber clip released by 20th Century Fox. While meeting your Uber driver can always be awkward, it doesn’t get more awkward than the first encounter between Kumail Nanjiani’s Stu and Dave Bautista‘s Vic, who probably won’t be giving Stu a five-star rating, despite his offers of chocolates and water. Watch the Stuber clip below.

With Stuber and the upcoming My Spy, Bautista is trying out his hand at comedy for the first time after impressing in superhero movies, cerebral sci-fi dramas, and B martial arts movies. But in the new Stuber clip, he’s playing to his strengths, acting as a gruff and disgruntled Uber passenger who has no patience for Stu’s (Nanjiani) offers of water and conversation. To make matters worse, Nanjiani isn’t a very efficient Uber driver, taking what looks to be an 11-point turn, which is quite a feat in and of itself.

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But the clip offers a good glimpse at the unusual dynamic of Bautista and Nanjiani, whose chemistry was a central part of the strong buzz around the work-in-progress screening at the SXSW Film Festival. Meredith Borders wrote in her /Film reaction to the screening:

But the really inspired part comes in Bautista and...
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