Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Lena Dunham nails friendship in new Girls series 6 trailer

hannah marnie girls series six.PNG

We’ve had two sneak peeks of the sixth series of Girls, but now a full trailer has been released for what will be the final outing of Lena Dunham’s HBO show.

And judging by the clip, which you can watch below, there’ll be more of the particular brand of millennial wit and wisdom we’ve come to know and love, with such pertinent one-liners as: “Why can’t someone just tell me exactly what to do in a way that makes it seem like it’s my idea?”


Read more: These are the things Lena Dunham regrets about Girls


While previous promos have shown us tense relations between the girls, this is framed around Hannah (Dunham) explaining over breakfast why she’s a “really perfect fit” for a magazine commission (and encapsulating most of the internet in one sentence): “I don’t give a shit about anything yet I simultaneously have opinions about everything.”

We then dip into the goings-on of the other three, with a glimpse into the fraught love life of Marnie (Allison Williams), who is carrying on a fling with Ray (Alex Karpovsky), who believes they’re in a proper relationship, while continuing to see husband Desi (Ebon Moss-Bachrach), with whom she’s considering, er, branching out with.

The relationship between Hannah’s ex Adam (Adam Driver) and (former?) friend Jessa (Jemima Kirke) is still causing drama, while Shoshanna (Zosia Mamet) appears to consider herself a full-blown adult, declaring, “All of those ladies out there who, like, have jobs and purses and nice personalities? Those are now my friends.”

marnie season six girls ray

Marnie and Ray seem to have a complicated relationship

Dunham and Girls co-showrunner Jenni Konner have always been adept at capturing various facets of female friendship and this shows no sign of diminishing in the final series if the trailer’s brief conversation between Marnie and Hannah is anything to go by.

When a teary Marnie asks, “Do you promise that we’ll always be friends?”, Hannah responds: “Do you think I’m going to stop being your friend now? After putting up with all this bullshit?”

Excellent.

girls season six trailer

Hannah and her "burgeoning career"

Series six is set to begin February 12 on HBO, and Dunham has confirmed that it will be the last ever, saying it “it makes sense for us to wrap their stories up” before the central characters turn 30.

Images: HBO

 

Related

tv shows 2017.jpg

The 21 best feminist TV shows to watch out for in 2017

sister friendship.jpg

20 signs that your sister is your best friend

cynthia nixon satc

Cynthia Nixon says Sex and the City was based on a true story

Comments

More

Muslim witness of Westminster attack responds to Islamophobic trolls

A picture of the woman walking on Westminster Bridge has been shared widely

by Nicola Colyer
24 Mar 2017

Bright, beautiful and bold Easter cake inspiration

Stylish bake ideas to nick and claim as your own

by Amy Swales
24 Mar 2017

An Avengers-style Disney princesses film could be in the works

24 Mar 2017

All the new emojis set to light up our keyboards

From breastfeeding to broccoli

24 Mar 2017

There's a sex side-effect which benefits you for 48 hours, study finds

It's all about what's known as the sex "afterglow".

by Hayley Spencer
24 Mar 2017

This is how much the houses in Big Little Lies cost

Spoiler: they're VERY expensive.

by Hayley Spencer
23 Mar 2017

Scientists reveal why you need to stop flaking on plans with friends

Don't flake it 'til you make it

by Kayleigh Dray
23 Mar 2017

Revealed: the number one reason that women break up with their partner

The truth hurts

23 Mar 2017

Been zombied? There’s now a name for this confusing dating behaviour

It's time to talk about the zombies of the dating world...

23 Mar 2017

10 female anthems to share with your mum this Mother's Day

The most moving anthems about motherhood by our favourite female artists.

by Alice Vincent
23 Mar 2017