Amy Poehler’s New Movie with Tina Fey and Maya Rudolph Is Basically a Boozy Bridesmaids

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Netflix just scored the get of a lifetime: a movie (about wine!) directed, produced by, and starring Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Tina Fey, Rachel Dratch, Ana Gasteyer, and Paula Pell.

chronicles a group of friends’ road trip to (you guessed it) wine country to celebrate a 50th birthday. So … it’s pretty much the female ensemble comedy we’ve been pining for since Bridesmaids elevated the form in 2011.

Wine + SNL alums + Netflix = your new favourite movie. Advertising never lies:

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It's happening—Amy Poehler's directorial debut, Wine Country, is coming soon to Netflix! Starring Amy Poehler, Rachel Dratch, Ana Gasteyer, Paula Pell, Maya Rudolph, Emily Spivey and featuring Tina Fey. Get excited. Get real excited.

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While Poehler has dabbled in directing—she helmed the 2016 TV movie Dumb Prince and directed three episodes of Parks and Recreation as well as a 2014 episode of Broad CityWine Country will be her first feature film, and we honestly couldn’t think of a more fitting directorial debut for the star.

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Everything about this project is exciting (wine, Poehler, Netflix), but we might be most excited by the demographic the film is touting. Of the cast members announced, all are between the ages of 45 and 54, cementing the celebration of “older” women that we saw in the best supporting actress category at the Oscars this year.

We can’t wait to see these grown-ass women get wine drunk in Napa.

SHOW TRANSCRIPT

[SOUND] Coinage, Life, well spent, presented by Geico. 90s TV families played a large part in many of our lives. But how realistic were their financial situations? Would they be able to survive in today's economy? Full House follows a father who enlists his brother-in-law and friend to help raise his kids. Danny Tanner worked as a local news anchor on Wake Up San Francisco. While Uncle Joey spent most of his time as a voice actor to Mr. Woodchuck. Uncle Jesse didn't make much money at first, but later became a radio host and owner of the Smash Club. If all three pitched a thrid of their income to pay for the house's mortgage and living expenses, the Full House clan would've been in debt. Fran Fine receives the deal of a lifetime while selling cosmetics on the upper east side. In The Nanny, Maxwell Sheffield is a British Broadway producer. Niles, the family's loyal butler and chauffeur, made a decent income while Fran, the nanny and soon to be love interest of Max, made slightly less. Max also paid for all three of his children to go to a private school. Mortgage on his townhouse and crazy living expenses. The Big Apple can certainly be pricey and make you in debt of almost $300,000. Step by Step follows the Lambert/Foster clan living in Port Washington, Wisconsin. The dad, Frank Lambert, is a contractor. While the mom, Carol, is a hair stylist. With their cost of living and mortgage on their suburban an home, they would all have to cram into cousin Cody's van in the driveway. Coinage. Life, well spent. Presented by Geico.
 
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