Eddie Murphy isn’t glad when Jonah Hill asks for permission to marry his daughter (Lauren London) within the trailer for Kenya Barris’ function directorial debut You Folks, and he proceeds to check his potential son-in-law by setting him as much as fail.
After complaining about Hill’s Ezra Cohen being his spouse’s (Nia Lengthy) “white grandaddy coming again to hang-out me” throughout their first sitdown, Murphy decides to search out out if his daughter’s companion can take some exhausting fouls on the basketball court docket and survive being roasted on the barbershop. “What’s up with white cuz?” Murphy will get requested on the barbershop, main Ezra to comprehend he is likely to be in over his head.
In the meantime, Ezra’s dad and mom (Julia Louis-Dreyfus and David Duchovny) can’t assist blurting out microaggressions. After they meet London’s Amira Mohammed for the primary time, Ezra’s father compares her braids to the rapper Xzibit’s; apparently, the Pimp My Journey host was the primary Black person who got here to thoughts.
Nevertheless, the couple gained’t hand over hope. “We’ve constructed a reasonably superior life collectively,” Ezra says. “We simply want to guard it.” The percentages of that taking place appear low when the households sit down collectively and there’s a conflict between religions. After Murphy reveals he’s carrying a kufi gifted by Louis Farrakhan, Duchovny says Jews had been “technically OG slaves.”
In case viewers one way or the other didn’t get the purpose, Dr. Dre’s 1999 traditional “What’s the Distinction” (that includes a verse from Xzibit himself) performs all through the clip. Watch the total trailer for You Folks under.
The film marks the function directorial debut for Barris, who co-wrote the script with Hill. It additionally options Sam Jay, Elliott Gould, Travis Bennett, Molly Gordon, Rhea Perlman, Deon Cole, Andrea Savage, and Mike Epps.
You Folks premieres January twenty seventh on Netflix.