Darby and the Dead trailer: supernatural comedy comes to Hulu in December

20th Century Studios has unveiled the poster and trailer for their supernatural comedy Darby and the Dead, which is set to be released through the Hulu streaming service in the U.S. on December 2nd. (It will be released on Star+ in Latin America and Disney+ under the Star banner in all other territories.) The trailer can be seen in the embed above, and the poster is at the bottom of this article.

Directed by Silas Howard, whose credits include 22 episodes of the TV show Dickinson, from a screenplay written by Becca Greene (Good Vibes), working from a story by Wenonah Wilms (Fem 101), Darby and the Dead has the following synopsis:

After suffering a near-death experience as a young girl, Darby Harper gains the ability to see dead people. As a result, she becomes introverted and shut off from her high school peers and prefers to spend time counseling lonely spirits who have unfinished business on earth. But all that changes when Capri, the Queen Bee of the school’s most exclusive clique, unexpectedly dies in a freak hair straightening accident, resulting in the obvious cancellation of her upcoming “Sweet 17.” Capri, however, pleads with Darby from the other side to intervene and convince Capri’s friends to proceed with the party as planned. In order to appease the wrath of the undead diva, Darby must emerge from her self-imposed exile and reinvent herself — which along the way allows her to find new joy back in the land of the living.

The film stars Riele Downs (Henry Danger), Auli’i Cravalho (All Together Now), Chosen Jacobs (Stephen King’s It), Asher Angel (Shazam!), Wayne Knight (Jurassic Park), Derek Luke (Antwone Fisher), and Tony Danza (Who’s the Boss?).

Darby and the Dead was produced by Adam Saunders and Eddie Rubin, with Michele Weisler and Mac Hendrickson serving as executive producers.

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Darby and the Dead
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