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Watch the Official Trailer for Netflix Animated Comedy Starring Tiffany Haddish, 'Tuca & Bertie'

Catch the 30-something bird women duo get into some shenanigans in their technicolor animal world.

Netflix has dropped the official trailer for Tuca & Bertie—the streaming platform's new animated comedy from the makers of BoJack Horseman starring Tiffany Haddish, Deadline reports.

Haddish voices Tuca—a confident and care-free toucan who navigates being 30-something with her best friend and building mate, Bertie—an anxious songbird voiced by comedian Ali Wong.

In the trailer, you'll catch Tuca and Bertie's infectious dynamic as they navigate their day-to-day challenges as bird women. The duo also seems to get into some shenanigans in their technicolor animal world.

Check it out below.


Tuca & Bertie | Official Trailer [HD] | Netflix youtu.be

Ahead of its release on Netflix on May 3, Tuca & Bertie will make its world premiere at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival as part of its Tribeca TV program on May 1—with the co-stars as well as creator Lisa Hanawalt present.

"I saw her in Girls' Trip and fell in love with her—it was the funniest movie I'd seen in years," Hanawalt says of Haddish in Netflix's first look video. "I watched it and was like, 'Oh my God, she's such a Tuca.'"

Tuca & Bertie was animated at ShadowMachine, with production led by The Tornante Company. Haddish and Hanawalt are executive producers alongside Raphael Bob-Waksberg, Noel Bright and Steven A. Cohen.

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Wizkid, Tems, Black Coffee & More Nominated For 2022 Grammy Awards

See the full list of African artists honored during Tuesday's nomination ceremony.

Next year's Grammy nominations are in and Africa showed up and out!

The 64th annual Grammy music awards are on the horizon, and Tuesday's nomination ceremony covered a lot of ground within the music industry. Not surprisingly, Wizkid's Made In Lagos (Deluxe) received a nod for Best Global Music album, with the stellar and globally adorned track "Essence" featuring Nigeria's Tems being nominated for Best Global Music Performance. Nigerian favorites Femi and Made Kuti's joint project Legacy+ received a nomination under the Best Global Music Album category.

Other notable nods include; Beninese singer-songwriter Angélique Kidjo's collaboration with Nigerian powerhouse Burna Boy, as well her performance with American cellist Yo-Yo Ma received under the Global Music Performance category. South Africa's Black Coffee's album Subconsciously made its mark within the Best Dance/Electronic Music Album category with his own nomination, and Ghanaian artist Rocky Dawuni under Best Global Music Album.

The music ceremony will be hosted in Los Angeles, US on January 31 2022 and we're excited to see who snags the highly coveted awards during next year's ceremony. In the meantime, let us know on Twitter who you're excited to see perform.

Keep scrolling to see the full list of African artists nominated for next year's Grammy award ceremony.

Check out the full list of nominees here.

Best Global Music Performance

"Mohabbat," Arooj Aftab

"Do Yourself," Angelique Kidjo and Burna Boy

"Pà Pá Pà," Femi Kuti

"Blewu," Yo-Yo Ma and Angelique Kidjo

"Essence," Wizkid featuring Tems

Best Global Music Album

"Voice Of Bunbon, Vol. 1," Rocky Dawuni

"East West Players Presents: Daniel Ho and Friends Live in Concert," Daniel Ho and Friends

"Mother Nature," Angelique Kidjo

"Legacy +," Femi Kuti and Made Kuti

"Made In Lagos: Deluxe Edition," Wizkid

Best Dance/Electronic Music Album

"Subconsciously," Black Coffee

"Fallen Embers," Illenium

"Music Is the Weapon (Reloaded)," Major Lazer

"Shockwave," Marshmello

"Free Love," Sylvan Esso

"Judgement," Ten City

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