HBO’s ‘Family Tree’ Trailer Offers a First Look at Christopher Guest’s New Series
It’s been a banner weekend for HBO, what with three new trailers for ‘Game of Thrones‘ season 3, the ‘Girls‘ season 2 finale and a fresh trailer for ‘Veep‘ season 2, but the pay-cable network isn’t done yet. The latest buzzing HBO project to deliver a first look is none other than acclaimed mockumentarian Christopher Guest’s new series ‘Family Tree,’ premiering in May with ‘Bridesmaids’ and ‘Girls’ star Chris O’Dowd in the lead. Check out the trailer for Christopher Guest’s first TV series ‘Family Tree’ inside!
Following ‘Girls’ season 2 end with last night’s finale “Together,” HBO has begun unveiling their all-star spring lineup with a plethora of new trailers, including our first look at Christopher Guest’s first foray into TV, ‘Family Tree.’ The new trailer features a wealth of Guest favorites from Michael McKean to Ed Begley Jr., giving a good look at what we can expect from the May premiere.
‘Family Tree’ follows ‘Bridesmaids’ star Chris O’Dowd as recently unemployed and single 30-year-old Tom Chadwick, who attempts to track down his real family after receiving a mysterious box from a previously unknown great aunt. Boasting such Guest alum as Don Lake, Fred Willard, Michael McKean and Ed Begley Jr., the series features a diverse cast that also includes Tom Bennett, Nina Conti, Carrie Aizley, Bob Balaban, Maria Blasucci, Matt Griesser, Lisa Palfrey, Jim Piddock (who also writes), Kevin Pollak, Amy Seimetz, Meera Syal and Ashley Walters.
Check out the first look at HBO’s ‘Family Tree’ below, and tell us in the comments if you’ll watch Christopher Guest’s new series!