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Movies: “Knock at the Cabin” Star Discusses the Gay-Centric Horror Film

Knock at the Cabin

In a PinkNews exclusive, Knock at the Cabin star Ben Aldridge discusses representation, chemistry with his co-star Jonathan Groff, and subverting anti-LGBTQ+ tropes on the big screen.

M Night Shyamalan horrors are notorious for their unflinching twists, but his latest film Knock at the Cabin features his biggest yet: unapologetically centring a gay couple.

While centring a gay couple in a mainstream horror film definitely marks progress for LGBTQ+ representation, navigating pervasive tropes about LGBTQ+ characters as a gay actor is another matter entirely – something Knock at the Cabin star Ben Aldridge is keen to confront. “There is part of me that wonders if it could come under fire,” the actor tells PinkNews.

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