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"Barry," Starring Bill Hader premieres March 25 on HBO

The dark comedy series "Barry," starring Bill Hader, kicks off its eight-episode season SUNDAY, MARCH 25 (10:30-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO. Alec Berg (HBO's "Silicon Valley") and Hader ("Saturday Night Live") serve as co-creators, executive producers, directors and writers.

Other cast regulars include Stephen Root (HBO's "All the Way"), Sarah Goldberg ("Hindsight"), Glenn Fleshler (HBO's "True Detective"), Anthony Carrigan ("Gotham") and Henry Winkler ("Arrested Development").

"Barry" is a dark comedy starring Bill Hader in the title role of a depressed, low-rent hitman from the Midwest who falls in love with acting while on a job in LA. Barry's handler, Fuches (Stephen Root), hires him out to the violent Chechen mob in Los Angeles, led by Goran Pazar (Glenn Fleshler) and his right-hand man, Noho Hank (Anthony Carrigan).

Barry's target: an aspiring actor who is having an affair with Pazar's wife. Barry follows his "mark" into an acting class taught by beloved teacher/guru Gene Cousineau (Henry Winkler), and is instantly drawn to the group of students, particularly Sally (Sarah Goldberg). Although he wants to start a new life in this community of eager hopefuls, Barry's criminal past won't let him walk away. Can he find a way to balance the two worlds?

"Barry" will also mark Hader's directorial premiere. 

Check out a sneak peek below:

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