The first trailer for Tina Fey's new Netflix comedy, "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," has finally arrived, and proves that fans of Fey's former NBC sitcom "30 Rock" should feel right at home with the series.
Ellie Kemper stars as the titular character, a young woman who's been trapped in an underground bunker by a doomsday cult for 15 years. Finally broken free, Kimmy heads off to New York City to start over, and get reacquainted with life above ground.
Fey and "30 Rock" co-creator Robert Carlock are both producing "Kimmy," and the zany energy they brought to their former collaboration is all over this new series. In the trailer, we see Kimmy delight in living in someone's closet, freak out over velcro, and misunderstand a construction worker's catcalls; she begins nannying for a snooty socialite played by Jane Krakowski, who seems every bit a Jenna Maroney 2.0 as she explains that Kimmy may have to settle for marrying "one of those off-brand Kennedys."
But Kemper keeps Kimmy the same wide-eyed innocent that she was back in that bunker -- just with a bit more of a backbone now. As she explains to her new roommate, Titus (Tituss Burgess, better known as D'Fwan on "30 Rock"), "Life beats you up. You can either curl up in a ball and die, or you can stand up and say, 'We're different and you can't break us!'"
The entire first 13-episode season of "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," which is moving from NBC to Netflix, premieres on the streaming service on March 6.
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