New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. have revealed the first trailer for their upcoming adaptation of the graphic novel The Kitchen. The crime thriller splashed with dark humor stars Melissa McCarthy, Elisabeth Moss, and Tiffany Haddish as the wives of mobsters that have been locked-up, who have to step up and jump feet first into running originated crime in New York City during the 1970s.

The gritty, female-driven mob drama “The Kitchen,” from New Line Cinema and BRON Creative, was written and directed by Andrea Berloff, who was nominated for an Oscar for the original screenplay for “Straight Outta Compton.”

“The Kitchen” stars Oscar nominee Melissa McCarthy (“Can You Ever Forgive Me?” “Bridesmaids”), Tiffany Haddish (“Girls Trip”), and Elisabeth Moss (“The Handmaid’s Tale”) as three 1978 Hell’s Kitchen housewives whose mobster husbands are sent to prison by the FBI. Left with little but a sharp ax to grind, the ladies take the Irish mafia’s matters into their own hands—proving unexpectedly adept at everything from running the rackets to taking out the competition…literally.

The film also stars Domhnall Gleeson (“Star Wars: The Last Jedi”), James Badge Dale (“Only the Brave”), Brian d’Arcy James (“Spotlight”), with Margo Martindale (TV’s “The Americans”), Oscar winner Common (“Selma,” “Marshall”), and Bill Camp (“Vice”); as well as Jeremy Bobb (“Marshall”), E.J. Bonilla (TV’s “The Long Road Home”), Wayne Duvall (“Prisoners”), Annabella Sciorra (TV’s “Daredevil”), Myk Watford (HBO’s “True Detective”). Berloff’s screenplay was based on the comic book series created for DC Vertigo by Ollie Masters and Ming Doyle.

The Kitchen is set to be released on August 9th.

SOURCE: WARNER BROS. 

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