The series, a vibrant reimagining of the groundbreaking British series created by Russell T. Davies, explores a diverse group of friends in New Orleans whose lives are transformed in the aftermath of a tragedy. From creator Stephen Dunn, the series stars Devin Way, Fin Argus, Jesse James Keitel, CG, Johnny Sibilly and Ryan O’Connell, and premieres on Peacock on June 9, 2022.
Kim Cattrall plays Brenda, a martini-soaked, high society southern debutant with trailer park roots, and Juliette Lewis plays Judy, a single mom who is more of a friend than a parent to her teenager.
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About Queer as Folk
Premiere Date: June 9, 2022
Logline: Queer as Folk is a vibrant reimagining of the groundbreaking British series created by Russell T. Davies, exploring a diverse group of friends in New Orleans whose lives are transformed in the aftermath of a tragedy.
Creator / Writer / Executive Producer / Director (pilot episode and others): Stephen Dunn
Executive Producer / Writer: Jaclyn Moore
Executive Producers: Stephen Dunn, Jaclyn Moore, Lee Eisenberg, Emily Brecht, original British series creator Russell T. Davies, Nicola Shindler, and Louise Pedersen on behalf of All3 Media International, which distributes the format and the original British series produced by Red Productions for Channel 4.
Executive Producer / Director: Brian Dannelly
Devin Way (he/him) will play Brodie (he/him), a charming and sometimes chaotic commitment-phobe who finds a reason to stay in New Orleans after tragedy rocks his community.
Fin Argus (they/them) will play Mingus (he/him/they/them), a cocky high schooler whose confidence belies their lack of real world experience.
Jesse James Keitel (she/her) will play Ruthie (she/her), a trans, semi-reformed party girl who is struggling to grow up.
CG (they/them) will play Shar (they/them), a non-binary professor navigating the rocky transition from punk to parenthood.
Johnny Sibilly (he/him) will play Noah (he/him), a successful lawyer who is not as put together as he seems.
Ryan O’Connell (he/him) will play Julian (he/him), a pop culture nerd with cerebral palsy who is more than ready for some independence. NOTE: O’Connell also serves as a writer and co-executive producer on the series
Produced By: UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group
Filming Location: New Orleans, LA
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