The HBO comedy series BARRY will debut on Sunday, March 25, the premium cable network announced today. Starring Bill Hader, Barry is a dark comedy that follows the world of a depressed, low-rent hitman from the Midwest. Lonely and dissatisfied in his life, he reluctantly travels to Los Angeles to execute a hit on an aspiring actor. Barry follows his “mark” into an acting class and ends up finding an accepting community in a group of eager hopefuls within the LA theater scene. He wants to start a new life as an actor, but his criminal past won’t let him walk away – can he find a way to balance both worlds?
The eight-episode half hour series created by Hader and Alec Berg (Seinfeld, The Dictator, Curb, Silicon Valley) also stars Stephen Root, Sarah Goldberg, Glenn Fleshler, Anthony Carrigan and Henry Winkler.
Barry premieres on Sunday March 25 at 10:30pm.