Tales of the City — Official Teaser Trailer

source:   www.netflix.com

added: Tue, Apr 9th '19

Laura Linney returns home to a bohemian LGBTQ-friendly community in San Francisco in the first official teaser trailer for "Tales of the City."

Based on the acclaimed long-running novel series by author Armistead Maupin, "Tales of the City," which also stars Ellen Page (The Umbrella Academy), Zosia Mamet (Girls), and Olympia Dukakis (Moonstruck), tells the story of a Midwestern-born conservative-raised woman named Mary Ann Singleton (Linney), who has made a home for herself in the most unlikely of places -- a close-knit, openly-gay neighborhood in downtown San Francisco.

Taking place in present day, the ten-episode drama is loosely based on the eighth book in the nine-book series, in which Mary Ann, after leaving San Francisco to pursue a career in Connecticut, has returned home to her old 28 Barbary Lane residence, where she soon tries to rekindle her relationships with her lesbian daughter (Page), ex-husband (Paul Gross), and her old, free-spirited friends, including her former eccentric landlady Anna Madrigal (Dukakis).

"Tales of the City" is scheduled to premiere on Netflix beginning June 7th.

Inspired by the books of Armistead Maupin, the new Netflix Limited Series TALES OF THE CITY begins a new chapter in the beloved story.

Mary Ann (Laura Linney) returns to present-day San Francisco and is reunited with her daughter Shawna (Ellen Page) and ex-husband Brian (Paul Gross), twenty years after leaving them behind to pursue her career. Fleeing the midlife crisis that her picture-perfect Connecticut life created, Mary Ann is quickly drawn back into the orbit of Anna Madrigal (Olympia Dukakis), her chosen family and a new generation of queer young residents living at 28 Barbary Lane.


directed by   Alan Poul, Silas Howard, Stacie Passon, Patricia Cardoso, Sydney Freeland, Kyle Patrick Alvarez (various episodes)

starring   Laura Linney, Ellen Page, Zosia Mamet, Olympia Dukakis, Paul Gross, Barbara Garrick, Murray Bartlett, Charlie Barnett, Josiah Victoria Garcia, May Hong, Daniela Vega, Jen Richards, Victor Garber, Molly Ringwald

release date   June 7, 2019 (on Netflix)

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