We have all the time thought that Melissa McCarthy and Octavia Spencer have been heroes, however now they’re actually getting into their tremendous bag. The true-life friends are the celebrities of Netflix’s upcoming comedy movie Thunder Pressure the place they play two estranged childhood greatest pals whose surprising reunion goes awry. Lydia (McCarthy) visits her former buddy Emily Stanton (Spencer), a scientist who reveals that she’s created a genetic platform that provides unusual individuals superpowers. Despite the fact that the scientist warns the opposite girl not to the touch something, Lydia by accident doses herself with super-strength, and the 2 resolve to staff up as Chicago’s first superpowered staff of crime-fighters. Collectively they taser and punch by way of their metropolis to guard it from the supervillains bent on destroying it. (Which incorporates Jason Bateman with crab claws, so it might’t be all dangerous, am I proper?)
Thunder Pressure was written and directed by Ben Falcone and can function his and McCarthy’s fifth undertaking as a director-actress pair. Alongside Spencer, McCarthy, and Bateman, the movie stars Bobby Cannavale, Pom Klementieff, Kevin Dunn, and Melissa Leo, with a cameo by Falcone, who will get tasered within the neck by Spencer within the trailer. They’re clearly giving the entire MCU and DCEU a run for his or her cash in terms of this superhero gig. Watch the trailer above and take a look at Thunder Pressure when it premieres on Netflix on April 9.