"The Starling" is an American comedy-drama film directed by Theodore Melfi.
The starring cast includes Melissa McCarthy as Lilly Maynard, Chris O'Dowd as Jack Maynard, Kevin Kline as Larry, Timothy Olyphant as Travis Delp, Daveed Diggs, Skyler Gisondo, Laura Harrier, Rosalind Chao as Fawn, Loretta Devine, Kimberly Quinn and others.

Here are "The Starling" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date, streaming services and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for The Starling movie?

Netflix on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 released the trailer for "The Starling" you can watch here:
The Starling | Official Trailer | Netflix.

Plot summary

What is The Starling movie plot?

Here is a short review of "The Starling" movie plot summary.

A married couple suffers a hardship, leading Jack (Chris O'Dowd) to head off to deal with his grief while Lilly (Melissa McCarthy) remains in the "real" world, dealing with her own guilt. As if Lilly's troubles weren't bad enough, a starling that has nested in her backyard begins to harass and attack her and she becomes comically obsessed with killing it. Lilly eventually finds guidance from Larry (Kevin Kline), a quirky psychologist-turned-veterinarian with a troubled past of his own. The two form a unique and unlikely friendship as they each help the other to explore, acknowledge and confront their problems.


Who plays who in the The Starling movie cast?

Here is the full cast and characters of "The Starling" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Melissa McCarthy  as Lilly Maynard
Chris O'Dowd  as Jack Maynard
Kevin Kline  as Larry
Timothy Olyphant  as Travis Delp
Daveed Diggs
Skyler Gisondo
Laura Harrier
Rosalind Chao  as Fawn
Loretta Devine
Kimberly Quinn
Veronica Falcón  as Rosario Alvarez
Emily Tremaine  as Alice
Scott MacArthur  as Ralph
Jimmy O. Yang
Elisabeth Röhm  as Nancy Rothwelder
Cynthy Wu  as Receptionist Jill
Jenica Bergere  as Pastor Veronica
Ravi Kapoor  as Dr. Manmohan
Tom Everett  as Reverend Olson
Owen Atlas  as Howie
Gustavo Gomez  as Sam
Jeanne Carr  as Sarah
Nancy De Mayo  as Facilitator Hannah
Brock Brenner  as Dillon
Stefanie Barbato
Amje Elharden  as Psychic technician
Dickson Obahor  as Hank
Michael Eshaun York  as Sling Shot Kid

Release date

When is The Starling movie release date?

"The Starling" movie release date was scheduled to be in September 2021 distributing by Netflix.


What are The Starling filming details?

The duration of the film is 103 minutes.

"The Starling" movie is rated "PG-13", according to the MPAA film rating system.

Principal photography began on August 2, 2019, and wrapped on September 19, 2019.

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