Melissa McCarthy Heads Back to College in the ‘Life of the Party’ Trailer

Back in 2016 it was announced that Maya Rudolph had signed on to star alongside Melissa McCarthy in Life of the Party, and today McCarthy debuted the trailer on Ellen DeGeneres’s show. Directed by Ben Falcone, the movie follows McCarthy as a woman who decides to return to college — the same college her daughter attends — to finally earn her degree after her husband leaves her, and Maya Rudolph, Gillian Jacobs, Julie Bowen, Matt Walsh, Stephen Root, and Jacki Weaver round out the cast. Check out the trailer above, and catch the rest when the film heads to theaters on Friday, May 11th.

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