The Starling is an emotional comedy-drama show directed by Theodore Melfi. The film is co-produced by Dylan Sellers, Theodore Melfi, Chris Parker, and Kimberly Quinn. Matt Harris writes the storyline. The distributor is Netflix. Earlier, the film was scheduled for April, but now it is going to premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, 2021. The film is scheduled for a limited release on September 17, 2021, in selected theaters, while it will be available on Netflix by September 24, 2021. Netflix has already released the official trailer.
What can be the Cast of The Starling?
Mellisa McCarthy plays the lead role. The other cast includes Chris O’Dowd, Kevin Kline, Daveed Diggs, Laura Harrier, Timothy Olyphant, Skyler Gisondo, Loretta Devine, Rosalind Chao, Ravi Kapoor, and Kimberly Quinn. The filming starts in New York City, and the main photography began on August 2, 2019, and concluded by September 19, 2019. In April 2020, Netflix became the distributor of the film for $20 million.
What is the Plot?
Netflix has released the official trailer. The film revolves around Mellisa McCarthy. The storyline is awesome, which shows the miscarriage and infants passing away, a very common yet rarely spoken about in the public sphere. She is a woman who feels sad and sheds tears. In the film, she is cast as a grieving woman. The film will unveil the reunion of McCarthy with Ted Melfi, the director, having the co-star Chris O’Dowd.
The storyline is so heartfelt, emotional, and effective for the viewers. The trailer is a 3 minutes clip showing the change in the relationship of McCarthy’s, Lily, with her husband after they had tackled the grief and face the tragedy. The married couple suffers hardship of their guilt. The trailer starts with bursting crackers in the sky. Lily is watching the fireworks, and her husband, Jack, is touching her pregnant stomach.
The trailer depicts that Lily addresses her pain by battling with the bird, Starling, who harass and attack her, and Lily becomes obsessed with killing her. At this heartbreaking moment, Lily sought for psychologist named Larry, who turned veterinarian with a dark past of his own. They both form a unique relationship as they acknowledge and confront their problem with each other. Jack is heading the treatment facility.
Lily said to her husband that they would move on and go up. They are trying to have a better life than ever before they had. In this, Jack is emotional and praises his wife for moving on after facing a huge tragedy. Jack cried and consoles his wife by saying that he doesn’t know how to quit, and he will never end up his relationship with Lily.
Is it Worth Waiting?
The trailer is effective, looks great, and is also emotionally devastating, but in a good way. Kevin Hart in fatherhood and McCarthy are killing it. The film is going to be available on Netflix by September 24, 2021. It will be worth waiting to see the struggle of McCarthy as Lily after facing a huge tragedy that how she moves on in her life with her husband. The film has both emotional and comedy scripts, and thus it is going to be a blockbuster hit.