Amy Poehler has ascended into the upper echelons comedy since her memorable days as a cast member on Saturday Night Live. She famously starred in the hit NBC series Parks and Recreation, and has also appeared in various cinematic projects that have helped nuance her unique sense humour and comedic timing The actress is now looking to expand her acumen by assuming the role as director and producer her latest cinematic endeavour Wine Country; she will also appear in the forthcoming project.
The film will be released exclusively on Netflix, and is written by former SNL scribes Emily Spivey and Liz Cackowski. The film’s premise is quite barren as now, but essentially depicts a group girls travelling to a viticultural estate in Napa Valley to celebrate a 50th birthday.
The film will star a treasure’s trove notable SNL alumni including Tina Fey, Maya Rudolph, Rachel Dratch, Paula Pell, Ana Gasteyer, as well as screenwriter Spivey.
Poehler has previously directed episodes Parks and Recreation and Broad City. However, this will be her first time helming a project as grandiose as a feature length film. Peep a short snippet in anticipation this upcoming comedy below: