Melissa McCarthy and Chris O’Dowd are reuniting for Netflix’s The Starling. The duo play grieving parents trying to move on individually and together after the death of their child. The trailer was released Tuesday.
The Starling also boasts Kevin Kline, Timothy Olyphant, Daveed Diggs, Skyler Gisondo, Lorettea Devine, Kimberly Quinn, and Rosalind Chao. McCarthy and O’Dowd worked together on Bridesmaids and St. Vincent. The latter was also directed by Melfi, who directed Hidden Figures.
The official synopsis is as follows:
After Lilly (Melissa McCarthy) suffers a loss, a battle with a territorial bird (The Starling) over dominion of her garden provides an unlikely avenue for her grief and the courage to heal her relationships and rediscover her capacity for love.
The Starling will stream on Netflix Sept. 24.