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Hulu “Hellraiser” Remake to Star Trans Actor Jamie Clayton

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Trans actor Jamie Clayton has been cast as Pinhead in an upcoming remake of the very camp, very queer horror classic Hellraiser – and fans are overjoyed. Hellraiser quickly became a cult horror classic when it was released in 1987. The film revolves around Pinhead, the leader of a group of sado-masochistic beings who are unable to differentiate between pain and pleasure. Now, Hellraiser is getting the reboot treatment. The new version of the film will debut on Hulu and will see Sense8 star Jamie Clayton taking on the legendary role of Pinhead. Full Story from Pink News

TV: Queer “True Blood” Getting a Reboot on HBO

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True Blood is getting a reboot, and that sound you hear is thousands of gays screaming in unison. The horror series aired on HBO for seven seasons, kicking off in 2008 and ending in 2014, and proved a huge hit with LGBT+ audiences for its camp, over-the-top style. The series, based on The Southern Vampire Mysteries by Charlaine Harris, followed telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse in the fictional town of Bon Temps, Louisiana, as she falls in love with vampire Bill Compton. Now, the series is set to get the reboot treatment, with True Blood‘s queer creator Alan Ball set to … Read more

TV: “The Craft: Reboot to Include Trans Witch

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The Craft: Legacy director Zoe Lister-Jones has teased the upcoming reboot, which features a trans witch played by trans actor Zoey Luna. Luna, an up-and-coming 19-year-old who has previously starred in Pose, stars in the sequel as Bruja Lourdes, an established and powerful witch who inducts newcomer Lily. Ahead of The Craft: Legacy’s Halloween release, Jones said it was “important” to her that the film represent the trans community. “We also have a trans witch, so there are some topics around trans inclusivity and intersectional feminism,” she told Cinema Blend. “I think including a trans voice in this group of … Read more

Little Monsters Excited About Possible X-Men Casting

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Lady Gaga, who invented the art of acting just so she could win esteemed awards, has reportedly been offered the role of Emma Frost, a dry-witted urbane telepath, in the upcoming X-Men reboot. The Star Is Born, well, star has been approached to play the mutant last played by January Jones, sources told We Got This Covered. Frost is known for her sharp, all-white couture, so considering the news came just hours after rumours heaved Harry Styles is being eyed-up too for the revival, Twitter exploded with all-capital letters tweets and fan-art of Gaga as Frost. Full Story at Pink … Read more

TV: Buffy’s Lesbian Witch Says reboot Could Be Really Diverse

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer star Amber Benson has thrown her weight behind the planned reboot, saying she would like to see the story told in a “diverse world”. It was reported in 2018 that the series’ creator Joss Whedon was working on a planned reboot that would star a Black actress as Buffy. Producer and screenwriter Monica Owusu-Breen was named as showrunner on the planned reboot, and fans have been anxiously waiting further details ever since. Benson, who played lesbian character Tara Maclay during the show’s original run, told Digital Spy that she is in favour of the reboot. “I was so excited because Joss … Read more

FILM: Marvel ‘keen’ to cast Shia LeBeouf as gay superhero Iceman in X-Men reboot

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Shia LeBeouf is reportedly in the running to play gay superhero Iceman in Marvel’s highly-anticipated X-Men reboot. The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is set to undergo a radical shift in the next few years following Disney’s acquisition of Fox, and with it the rights to the X-Men. Kevin Feige, Marvel Studios president, has confirmed that the MCU’s take on the mutants will be “quite different” to the previous series, and is said to be working on a plan to introduce the X-Men to his carefully calibrated world. After fervent speculation, the first grain of news regarding that plan appears to … Read more

Power Rangers Reboot May Include Trans Ranger

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It’s mighty morphin’ time for the LGBT+ community, as new reports suggest that the upcoming Power Rangers reboot will feature a trans ranger. Fresh from the series’ Twitter account coming out as a mega-Lady Gaga stan, the Paramount Studio’s relaunch will be helmed by End of the F***ing World director Jonathan Entwistle. Rumours have begun to swirl around the new series which, sources familiar to the show say, will feature a more diverse cast. New Power Rangers reboot will feature gay and trans rangers, sources say. One of the rangers, the source stated according to We Got This Covered, will … Read more

TV: She-Ra Reboot to Feature At Least Two Queer Characters

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She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, a reboot based on the hugely-popular 1980s spinoff character from the Masters of the Universe franchise, is set to include at least two LGBT characters. Creator Noelle Stevenson and voice cast members Aimee Carrero, Karen Fukuhara and Marcus Scribner revealed the news during the show’s panel at New York Comic Con on 4 October. Although, it seemed like they didn’t actually intend to give away such key information just yet…  So how did it all slip out? Well, the quartet was asked during the event which of the new series’ characters were their … Read more

TV: Buffy is Coming Back – Maybe

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A reboot of Buffy the Vampire Slayer is in the works – but not as you know it. Deadline reports that a new TV show based on the cult classic is in development at 20th Century Fox Television.  Buffy creator Joss Whedon is signed on as an executive producer, while writer Monica Breen – who previously worked with Whedon on ABC’s Agents of SHIELD – is set to pen the adaptation and serve as showrunner. The reboot, which is set to be pitched to cable and streaming networks, would be a “contemporary” take on the Buffy mythology – and … Read more