GOLDEN GLOBE(R) WINNER KIM CATTRALL JOINS PEACOCK'S REIMAGINED DRAMA "QUEER AS FOLK" AS A RECURRING GUEST STAR
The Highly Anticipated Reimagined Drama, Based on the Groundbreaking British Series, Comes from Creator/Executive Producer Stephen Dunn, Executive Producer Jaclyn Moore, and UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group
· Peacock's vibrant drama series QUEER AS FOLK, a reimagining of the groundbreaking British series created by Russell T. Davies, has cast Golden Globe winner and Emmy Award nominee Kim Cattrall (she/her) as a recurring guest star.
· Cattrall will play a martini-soaked, high society southern debutant with trailer park roots.
· 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.
· Cattrall has recently wrapped the film "About My Father" with Robert DeNiro and is currently shooting the Hulu series "How I Met My Father."
ABOUT THE SERIES:
· Creator / Writer / Executive Producer / Director (pilot episode): Stephen Dunn
· Executive Producer / Writer: Jaclyn Moore
· Executive Producers: 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
· Produced By: UCP, a division of Universal Studio Group
· Format: Drama series
· Filming Location: Production is currently underway in New Orleans, LA
PREVIOUS CAST ANNOUNCED:
· Devin Way (he/him) (Grey's Anatomy, Station 19) will play a charming and sometimes chaotic commitment-phobe who finds a reason to stay in New Orleans after tragedy rocks his community.
· Fin Argus (he/him/they/them) (Clouds, The Gifted) will play a cocky high schooler whose confidence belies his lack of real world experience.
· Jesse James Keitel (she/her) (Big Sky), who will play a trans, semi-reformed party girl who is struggling to grow up.
· Candace Grace (they/them) (Acts of Crime) will play a non-binary professor navigating the rocky transition from punk to parenthood.
· Johnny Sibilly (he/him) (Hacks, Pose) will play a successful lawyer who is not as put together as he seems.
· Ryan O'Connell (he/him) (Special, Will & Grace) will play 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
· Cattrall is repped by Art2Perform, and Hansen Jacobson Teller Hoberman.