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TV: Did Another Queer Character Just Make Their First Appearance in “The Last of Us”? [Spoiler]

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The Last of Us delivered another emotionally gut-wrenching hour of television in episode six, “Kin”, this week, but among all the strife, fans are convinced that Dina from The Last of Us: Part Two has made her first appearance. The fleeting moment came after Ellie (played by Bella Ramsey) and Joel (Pedro Pascal) arrived in the seemingly safe commune of Jackson, Wyoming, where the latter was finally reunited with his brother Tommy (Gabriel Luna). While eating in the dining hall, Ellie catches sight of a young girl staring at her from behind a beam – a girl who happens to … Read more

TV: Nick Offerman Nearly Turned Down “The Last of Us”

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It seems hard to imagine a universe without the beautiful gay love story at the heart of The Last of Us episode 3 – but according to Nick Offerman, it’s all down to Megan Mullally that he even took part. The third episode of HBO’s hit series, which has since been heralded by fans and critics alike as one of the greatest episodes of television ever, depicted a moving love story between survivalist Bill (Nick Offerman) and Frank (Murray Bartlett) in a post-apocalyptic America ravaged by a fungal plague. The episode follows the pair throughout different stages of their life … Read more

TV: Batwoman Fans Urge HBO Max to Save Series

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Batwoman fans are urging HBO to save the queer superhero series after news broke that it won’t be returning for a new season. The second and third series of the show followed former convict Ryan Wilder (Javicia Leslie) as she takes on the mantle of Batwoman to protect Gotham City. Leslie became the first-ever Black Batwoman when she took on the role from Ruby Rose back in 2020. While the CW show was a fan-favourite, Batwoman showrunner and writer Caroline Dries revealed on Twitter Saturday (29 April) that the show wouldn’t be returning for a fourth season. Full Story from … Read more

DC Casts Jeremy Irvine as Gay Superhero Green Lantern

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DC has finally cast its gay Green Lantern, with British actor Jeremy Irvine playing Alan Scott in a new series. Irvine announced on Instagram that he’ll be starring in the new live-action TV series from HBO Max, which will portray the classic superhero as gay. “Very excited to be joining the DC Universe!! Can’t wait to get started,” Irvine wrote, adding the oath of the Lantern Corps: “In brightest day, in blackest night/ No evil shall escape my sight/ Let those who worship evil’s might/ Beware my power – Green Lantern’s light!” Full Story from Pink News

HBO Max’s Green Lantern to Be Openly Gay

Seth Grahame-Smith was announced as writer and showrunner on the upcoming series on Friday (9 October). He will be joined in the writing department by Marc Guggenhein, co-creator of Arrow, Deadline reports. Green Lantern is actually the name of several superheroes who have appeared in DC Comics since 1940. Each one uses a magical ring that grants them special powers. It has been confirmed that the new HBO Max series will feature Earth’s first Green Lantern, Alan Scott – and, like in the Earth-2 comics, he will be openly gay. Full Story from Pink News