Red Band Trailer for Mike Judge Series Silicon Valley

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A red band trailer has been released for Silicon Valley, the upcoming HBO series from Mike Judge, the creator of Beavis and Butthead and King of the Hill. The series is set in the high-tech gold rush of modern Silicon Valley, where the people most qualified to succeed are the least capable of handling success. Geeks are definitely “in” at the moment and Mike Judge has proven that he can deliver some pretty funny social commentary. Office Space is still what we would consider one of his best works. This looks pretty funny. Check out the trailer, then scroll down to read the thorough synopsis.

Starring Thomas Middleditch, T.J. Miller, Zach Woods, Kumail Nanjiani, Martin Starr, Josh Brener, Christopher Welch, and Amanda Crew.

A synopsis for Silicon Valley:

Richard (Middleditch) is an introverted computer programmer living in the Hacker Hostel start-up incubator along with his best friend, Big Head (Brener), pompous Gilfoyle (Starr) and dry-witted Dinesh (Nanjiani). These social misfits live under the watch of Erlich (Miller), a self-satisfied dotcom millionaire who lets them stay in his house for free – as long as he gets a ten percent stake in their projects.
After a failed pitch to billionaire venture capitalist Peter Gregory (Welch), Richard seems destined to remain at his job at the tech company Hooli, founded by the megalomaniacal Gavin Belson (Ross). When Monica (Crew), Gregory’s head of operations, and Jared (Woods), a Hooli executive, realize the value of the site’s compression algorithm, a bidding war erupts between Belson and Gregory, with Richard caught in the middle.

The first episode of Silicon Valley premieres on HBO Sunday, April 6.