Vertigo’s The Kitchen trailer shows a gritty 1970s New York

The Kitchen trailer has finally arrived and is giving us a good look at the movie based on the Vertigo graphic novel.

Set in 1970s New York City, specifically the Hells Kitchen neighborhood, the story follows the lives of three wives of Irish mobsters. After their husbands are locked up by the FBI, and no money coming in, the three of them begin their own lives of crime proving unexpectedly adept at everything from running the rackets to taking out the competition.

The original Vertigo comic was by Ollie Masters and Ming Doyle and began its run in 2014.

The new Warner Bros. film stars Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids), Tiffany Haddish (Night School), Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale), and Domhnall Gleeson (Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker).

The Kitchen hits theaters on Aug. 9.


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