Every week, The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBTQ-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.
1.) Every Body, a documentary that delves into the often overlooked population of intersex people, is out in theaters now! The documentary follows three different intersex individuals who decided, against medical advice, to accept and embrace who they are. River Gallo (they/them), Alicia Roth Weigel (she/they), and Sean Saifa Wall (he/him) share their stories in order to end the medical mistreatment of intersex people, and to let other intersex people around the world know that they are not alone. If you’re looking for a documentary that will make you laugh, cry, and that will teach you something, look no further than Every Body. Get your tickets now
2.) The trailer for upcoming lesbian road-trip comedy Drive-Away Dolls was released this week. The film follows free spirit Jaime after she has just broken up with yet another girlfriend, and her quieter friend Marian, as they decide to take a road trip to Tallahassee for a complete refresh. However, things go awry when they encounter a group of incompetent criminals along the way. Don’t miss Drive-Away Dolls when it hits theaters on September 22!
3.) Netflix has attached a director to its upcoming adaptation of The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, a wildly popular book by Taylor Jenkins Reid. Lesyle Headland, an out lesbian director and producer who has worked on projects such as Single Drunk Female and Russian Doll, has been tapped for the project. The book follows an interview with Hollywood starlet Evelyn Hugo as she dishes on her seven marriages and a whole host of Hollywood secrets and scandals, revealing dramatic truths about herself and those around her. Stay tuned for more news on The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo!
Excited to announce that Leslye Headland will direct and Liz Tigelaar will write the feature film adaptation of the bestselling novel The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid! pic.twitter.com/Jo9yC8OkjR
— Netflix (@netflix) June 29, 2023
4.) The trailer for Billions seventh and final season dropped this week, and it looks like it’s going to be as dramatic as ever. The show follows a U.S. attorney and a hedge-fund manager engaged in a dangerous game of cat and mouse, surrounded by betrayal, secrets, and lies. The show features major player Taylor Mason, a non-binary character played by non-binary actor Asia Kate Dillon. Don’t miss Billions on Paramount+ with Showtime beginning August 11!
5.) The trailer for season two of Amazon’s hit adaptation The Summer I Turned Pretty dropped this week. The show follows Belly as she has a glow-up and heads back to the summer house she’s always gone to. However, the brothers that she shares the house with have also grown up, and they both have feelings for her. We pick up season two right in the middle of the love triangle, while also dealing with another character’s cancer and an unexpected visitor who turns everything on its head. Jeremiah, one of the brothers in the love triangle, is bisexual. Don’t miss The Summer I Turned Pretty, August 18 on Prime Video!
6.) The Morning Show, Apple TV+’s hit drama series, now has a premiere date for its third season, as well as some first look photos! The first two episodes will drop on September 3. The show gives an inside look at the lives of the people who help America wake up in the morning, exploring the unique challenges faced by the women and men who carry out this daily televised ritual. Bradley Jackson, one of the leads of the show, is queer, and romantically involved with Laura Peterson, a lesbian character. Be sure to tune in to The Morning Show on Apple TV+ September 3!
View this post on Instagram
7.) In music news this week, queer recording artist Tomas Matos (they/them) released their new track “Make an Entrance” this week! Queer pop rock artist Ceara Cavilieri released their new single “Hot Mess,” and Jaboukie Young-White released “Goner,” the third track on his upcoming album All who can’t hear must feel. Finally, queer pop artist Ralph’s new ep 222 is out today!