Life & Beth: Disney+ release date, trailer, and cast with Amy Schumer and Michael Cera

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Amy Schumer’s ten-part dramedy Life & Beth is finally coming to Disney+ in the UK

Life & Beth, a new comedy written by Amy Schumer and based on her own life, arrives Wednesday, May 18th on Disney+.

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The series stars Schumer as a fictionalized version of herself, alongside Michael Cera, who plays a version of her husband.

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Here’s everything you need to know about Life & Beth.

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Why is?

In “Life & Beth,” Amy Schumer plays a fictionalized version of herself. After a breakup that coincides with the unexpected death of her mother, Beth moves back home and begins to reconnect with her family and childhood friends.

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She meets local farmer John, played by Michael Cera, who is taciturn and awkward. John is a fictionalized version of Schumer’s own husband, also a farmer.

Who is in the cast?

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Michael Cera and Amy Schumer in Life & Beth (Credit: Jeong Park/Hulu)

Amy Schumer plays Beth. Schumer is a successful comedian, actor and author, albeit a polarizing one; She is best known for films such as Trainwreck and her sketch show Inside Amy Schumer. She recently hosted the Academy Awards alongside Wanda Sykes and Regina Hall.

Michael Cera plays John, who begins a relationship with Beth. Cera is best known on television for playing George Michael on Arrested Development, but you might also recognize him from movies like Superbad, Juno and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. He’s not on The Social Network.

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Michael Rapaport plays Leonard, Beth’s father, while Susannah Flood plays her sister, Ann. Rapaport recently starred in the Netflix series Atypical, while Flood recently had a recurring role on Chicago Fire.

They will be joined by the likes of Laura Benanti (Younger), Larry Owens (Search Party) and Rosebud Baker (Saturday Night Live).

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Who writes and directs Life & Beth?

Amy Schumer is writing and directing six episodes of Life & Beth. Other writers on the series include Colleen McGuinness (30 Rock), Ron Weiner (Futurama) and Emily Goldwyn ().

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Ryan McFaul (), Daniel Powell () and Kevin Kane () also direct episodes of Life & Beth. Kevin Kane also plays Beth’s boyfriend Matt in the opening episodes of the series.

Is there a Life & Beth trailer?

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yes there is You can watch it right here.

When and where can I watch Life & Beth?

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All ten episodes of Life & Beth are available to watch on Disney+ beginning Wednesday, May 18.

It will be available through the Disney+ Star section, which is where the more mature content tends to go.

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How many episodes does Life & Beth have?

Life & Beth includes a total of ten episodes, each about half an hour long.

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Will there be a second season?

yes there is Life & Beth was re-commissioned for a second season in April 2022, a few weeks after the first series premiered in the United States.

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We do not currently have a confirmed US or UK air date for Life & Beth Season 2.

Why should I watch Life & Beth?

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Hailed by Amy Schumer as an interesting advancement in style and tone, it offers a more mature and personal take on some of her comic book classics.

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