Amy Schumer's 'Life & Beth': release date, trailer and everything you need to know

Who could say no to the comedienne's latest project?

Michael Cera and Amy Schumer in Life & Beth, release date, trailer
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Have you marked your calendars for the Life & Beth release date yet? The new comedy is star Amy Schumer's latest deep dive into womanhood. 

Unsurprisingly, the Life & Beth trailer is riddled with LOL-worthy moments about breakup coping mechanisms, finding your footing in life and starting anew. Though there will likely be belly-laughs aplenty, the new series does focus on some of life's more challenging moments, too. 

Truthfully, it's the palette cleanser we've been waiting for after a heavy lineup of all-things deception. If you've already finished Fresh on Hulu and need a breather from that unexpected love story/thriller/nod to Hannibal Lecter, the streamer's new dramedy from the Trainwreck and I Feel Pretty creator is soon to debut. 

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When is the 'Life & Beth' release date?

The series is set to premiere on Hulu on Friday, March 18. The entire 10-episode debut will be immediately available, and viewers can watch the show in its entirety. (Raise your hand if you're going to binge it.)

Hulu subscription options are available below. Plans range from $6.99 per month ($69.99 per year) to $75.99 per month for those who want to add on live TV and other streaming options.

Watch the 'Life & Beth' trailer:

Beth (Schumer), a New York City-based wine distributor, is approaching 40 and finds herself in an unfulfilling relationship. Though her love has just ended, she's also faced with unexpected and difficult familial issues that uproot her entire life...all the way back to Long Island. 

Though undeniably difficult, perhaps this abrupt change is what Beth needs to get her on the proper path. It's time for our confused heroine to admit what she really wants: Nordstrom Rack trips instead of club nights. (Hey, that capsule wardrobe isn't going to manifest itself.) 

Like many of Schumer's projects before Life & Beth, her Hulu series is filled with plenty of flashbacks.

What we particularly love about the trailer is the unexpected look at Long Island's wine country, with the help of Michael Cera who plays John, a farmer who consumes rabbit liver, works on the vineyards and will not murder Beth. Is anyone else sensing some sparks? Will there be a "defining the relationship" talk at some point in the series?

Who is in the 'Life & Beth' cast?

Curious who's who? We'll lay it all out for you.

Meet the Life & Beth cast: 

  • Amy Schumer as Beth
  • Violet Young as young Beth
  • Michael Cera as John
  • Michael Rapaport as Leonard
  • Susannah Flood as Ann
  • Laura Benanti as Jane
  • Kevin Kane as Matt
  • Rosebud Baker as Meri

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There will be plenty of things to relate to throughout Life & Beth's 10-episode run: heartbreak, grief, frustration, confusion. Throughout the journey, Schumer hopes that the show's vulnerability will help viewers connect to the story. 

“Life is major trauma and pain,” she told TV Insider. “Being able to laugh about it and grow from it is all we can do.”

We're looking forward to the laughs, trauma, pain and all!

Danielle Valente
Digital News Writer

Need a TV show recommendation? Maybe a few decor tips? Danielle, a digital news writer at Future, has you covered. Her work appears throughout the company’s lifestyle brands, including My Imperfect Life, Real Homes, and woman&home. Mainly, her time is spent at My Imperfect Life, where she’s attuned to the latest entertainment trends and dating advice for Gen Z.

Before her time at Future, Danielle was the editor of Time Out New York Kids, where she got to experience the best of the city from the point of view of its littlest residents. Before that, she was a news editor at Elite Daily. Her work has also appeared in Domino, Chowhound, and amNewYork, to name a few. 

When Danielle’s not writing, you can find her testing out a new recipe, reading a book (suggestions always welcome), or rearranging the furniture in her apartment…again.