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You Can Now Watch the Trailer for Amy Poehler's Boozy New Netflix Comedy, 'Wine Country'

Poehler directs, and also stars alongside Maya Rudolph, Rachel Dratch, Tina Fey and Jason Schwartzman.
By Sarah Ward
April 14, 2019
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You Can Now Watch the Trailer for Amy Poehler's Boozy New Netflix Comedy, 'Wine Country'

Poehler directs, and also stars alongside Maya Rudolph, Rachel Dratch, Tina Fey and Jason Schwartzman.
By Sarah Ward
April 14, 2019
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Calling all Amy Poehler fans — the beautiful tropical fish, powerful musk ox and noble land mermaid of Netflix flicks is here. The Saturday Night Live and Parks and Recreation star has directed her first film, a comedy that'll hit the streaming platform in May. Here's hoping it'll earn all of the unusual compliments that Leslie Knope has showered upon Ann Perkins.

Turning a vino lover's dream weekend getaway with the gang into a movie, Wine Country follows a group of friends who head to Napa to celebrate Rebecca (Rachel Dratch)'s 50th birthday. Poehler plays Abby, the organiser of the gang; Maya Rudolph co-stars as a worn out mother desperate for a break; and fellow Saturday Night Live on-screen alum Ana Gasteyer, plus ex-SNL writers Paula Pell and Emily Spivey, all round out the besties. Also featuring: Tina Fey (of course) and Jason Schwartzman.

If you've had a Parks and Recreation-shaped hole in your life since the acclaimed sitcom ended, adored Sisters or just can't get enough of these funny ladies in general, prepare to chuckle and celebrate as the film shows just what happens when a boozy break, lifelong friends and facing a huge milestone all mix.

The first trailer has just dropped, and it comes with plenty of laughs:

Wine Country releases on Netflix on Friday, May 10.

Image: Colleen Hayes.

Published on April 14, 2019 by Sarah Ward

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