Trailer Watch: Riele Downs Throws a Ghost’s Birthday Celebration in “Darby and the Lifeless”

“Darby and the Lifeless” just isn’t about your common excessive schooler. “Are you sitting down for this? I see useless folks. I assist them cross on to the subsequent realm,” Darby (Riele Downs, “Henry Hazard”) expains in a brand new trailer for the Hulu comedy.

Written by Becca Greene (“Good Vibes”) and Wenonah Wilms (“Horsehead Women”), “Darby and the Lifeless” follows a teen who gained the paranormal capacity to see and talk with the useless following a near-death childhood expertise. However to the introverted Darby, counseling lonely spirits remains to be much less ugly than navigating highschool, the place she is subjected to fixed mistreatment from head cheerleader Capri (Auli’i Cravalho, “Moana”)

Issues change when Capri out of the blue dies by electrocution in a freak hair straightening accident in school. The cheerleader’s spirit refuses to relaxation as a result of she has unfinished enterprise: her seventeenth party. Capri enlists Darby’s assist to persuade her buddies to hold on the celebration. “All I would like is that this celebration,” the cheerleader’s spirit implores within the trailer. “Then I’ll transfer on.”

Naturally, Darby is loath to meet the dying want of her tormentor. “In what world do you assume I can throw your dream celebration?” she asks the ghost. “In a world the place I make you fashionable sufficient to do it,” Capri replies. 

“With the intention to appease the wrath of the undead diva, Darby should emerge from her self-imposed exile and reinvent herself — which alongside the best way permits her to search out new pleasure again within the land of the dwelling,” the sequence’ synopsis particulars.

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“Darby and the Lifeless” launches on Hulu December 2.



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