Amy Poehler is hopping into the director’s seat! She’ll also star and produce a new Netflix comedy called “Wine Country.”
According to the Hollywood Reporter, Poehler has assembled an all-star lineup of fellow comedians for her project, with Rachel Dratch, Ana Gasteyer, Paula Pell, Maya Rudolph and Emily Spivey joining her on the call sheet. Longtime partner in crime Tina Fey will also be on hand.
The script was written by Spivey, who worked with Poehler on her longtime NBC show Parks and Recreation as well as on Saturday Night Live, and Liz Cackowski, who also worked on SNL.
Wine Country tells of longtime friends who go to Napa for a weekend getaway to celebrate a 50th birthday.
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. pic.twitter.com/kZedPmzeVC
— Netflix US (@netflix) March 20, 2018