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    Ilana Glazer's Horror Film About Pregnancy Will Debut As She Prepares To Welcome Her First Child, Which She Calls A "Cosmic Joke"

    "The fact that it came out when I'm like not just pregnant but like, so visibly pregnant is so funny."

    Ilana Glazer and her husband, David Rooklin, are preparing to welcome their first child some time soon.

    Ilana Glazer and David Rooklin are photographed at a red carpet event
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    Fans of the actor-writer-comedian who keep up with her on social media probably know this — Ilana's Instagram account features a number of photos that see her exuding serious cool mom energy — and might also be aware of the bizarrely coincidental ways in which her personal and professional lives are colliding right now.

    While Ilana is pregnant herself, the Broad City star has been busy promoting her upcoming horror film, False Positive, where she plays a pregnant woman navigating especially terrifying, supernatural circumstances.

    Ilana Glazer is photographed at the premiere of "False Positive"
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    Ilana co-wrote and co-produced the movie in addition to acting in its lead role (other cast members include Justin Theroux, Pierce Brosnan, and Sophia Bush). She recently described the timing of False Positive's release as an "absurd cosmic joke" in an interview with E! News.

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    "There were so many times [False Positive] was going to come out and the fact that it came out when I'm like not just pregnant but like, so visibly pregnant is so funny," she said.

    Obviously, Ilana's pregnancy is "very, very different" from her character's, she continued, but still noted that the experience can be "grotesque and scary," as "spiritual and beautiful and amazing" as it is.

    Zainab Jah, John Lee, Ilana Glazer, and Sophia Bush attend the "False Positive" premiere
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    "I'm realizing how much in my life I approach with fear and then, when you do the thing, it's so different," Ilana added. "You know, when something's palpable and tangible, you're like, or I have realized now, I can handle this."

    False Positive debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival last week and premieres this Friday on Hulu.

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