“Darby and the Lifeless” shouldn’t be about your common excessive schooler. “Are you sitting down for this? I see lifeless folks. I assist them go 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 Ladies”), “Darby and the Lifeless” follows a teen who gained the paranormal means to see and talk with the lifeless following a near-death childhood expertise. However to the introverted Darby, counseling lonely spirits continues 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 instantly dies by electrocution in a freak hair straightening accident at college. 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 mates to hold on the celebration. “All I would like is that this get together,” the cheerleader’s spirit implores within the trailer. “Then I’ll transfer on.”
Naturally, Darby is loath to satisfy the dying want of her tormentor. “In what world do you assume I can throw your dream get together?” she asks the ghost. “In a world the place I make you widespread sufficient to do it,” Capri replies.
“As a way 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 seek out new pleasure again within the land of the residing,” the sequence’ synopsis particulars.
“Darby and the Lifeless” launches on Hulu December 2.