Birds of a feather certain do flock together in the trailer for Netflix’s new animated series Tuca & Bertie, the place two thirty-calendar year-aged human-sized feminine birds discover their friendship analyzed as they encounter new worries in their transitioning lives.
Feisty, care-no cost toucan Tuca, voiced by Tiffany Haddish, and her nervousness-ridden songbird greatest mate Bertie, voiced by Ali Wong, exist in a zany, vibrant, dream-like planet of anthropomorphic animals and plants, made by cartoonist, animator, and Bojack Horseman producer Lisa Hanawalt. When Bertie’s boyfriend Speckles (voiced by an exuberant Steven Yeun) moves in and Tuca moves into a neighboring condominium, the two women of all ages support each individual other navigate their respective life — Tuca tries to equilibrium adulthood with her penchant for living wildly, though Bertie is caught in a constant battle with inquiring for what she wishes in her profession and relationship.
Hanawalt earlier spoke to EW about seeking to develop a feminine-fronted grownup animated comedy that explores the life and loves of women. “I’d continually go on Netflix or whatsoever and test to discover a cartoon that genuinely felt like it was for me, and I just was not getting it,” Hanawalt mentioned. “There are animated displays for adults, but they’re established by males and mainly created by gentlemen and so they really do not have the themes that I want. They’re not talking to me,” she additional.
So, the to start with period will see Bertie encountering sexual harassment at do the job, acquiring an apprenticeship offer you at a bakery and contending with her previous. Meanwhile, Tuca decides to undertake an impractical household pet, tries to reign herself in on a date and is shamed for her personal decisions. The series also capabilities a starry voice solid which includes Richard E. Grant, Tessa Thompson, Reggie Watts, Nicole Byer, and Tig Notaro.
All 10 episodes of Tuca & Bertie will debut May well 3 on Netflix. Enjoy the trailer higher than.
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