Bill Hader Barry HBO

HBO has released a brand new trailer for Barry, the upcoming comedy series starring Bill Hader as a hitman who discovers a passion for acting while working a job. Barry was ordered to series in June of last year, and will mark a milestone for Hader as he will not only star as the titular Midwestern assassin, but also co-write, produce, and direct the series as well. Silicon Valley executive producer Alec Berg is also on board to share scripting duties.

Hader stars as a disillusioned former Marine who has taken up work as a hitman in the Midwest. At a low point in his life, Barry reluctantly accepts a job in Los Angeles where he inadvertently discovers a latent interest in the performing arts and, moreover, the acceptance and sense of community that eluded him back home among the LA theater scene. That conceit offers ...

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