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“Pride and Seduction”: trailer and release date for the gay comedy inspired by the Jane Austen classic

The LGBTQ-themed film will premiere on June 3. (StarPlus)

Another themed movie LGBTQ+ adds to the contents of streaming. Is about pride and seduction (Fire Island), directed by Andrew Ahn, which is about two best friends who vacation at a gay destination just off New York’s Long Island. This romantic comedy with a modern look proposes a diverse and multicultural representation of the male homosexual world and takes elements from pride and prejudicethe classic novel Jane Austen.

About your premiere set for June 3 in the catalog of Star+ for Latin America and Hulu for the United Statesthe official trailer was released in which the two protagonists of Asian descent are seen taking a walk to this island to have a good time with friends, while they hope to meet the right man in the middle of the adventures on the beach , party binge drinking, and simple group guessing games.

Joel Kim Booster wrote and starred in the story "Pride and Seduction."  (StarPlus)
Joel Kim Booster wrote and starred in the story “Pride and Seduction.” (StarPlus)

According to the official synopsis, “is an unapologetically modern romantic comedy showcasing a diverse, multicultural take on queerness and romance. Inspired by the timeless activities of the classic pride and prejudice from Jane Austenthe story centers on two best friends who set out on a legendary summer adventure with the help of cheap rosé wine and their group of eclectic friends.”

The cast is made up of Joel Kim Booster (The Other Two Y Big Mouth), Bowen-Yang (Saturday night Live), Margaret Cho, Conrad Ricamora, James Scully, Matt Rogers, Tomas Matos, Torian Miller, Nick Adams, Zane Phillips, Michael Graceffa, Peter Smith, and Bradley Gibson. The script is written by Booster and the direction fell to Ahn. It is produced by Tony Hernandez, John Hodges and Brooke Posch of JAX Media.

Two friends go on vacation to a destination where mostly gay men go.  (StarPlus)
Two friends go on vacation to a destination where mostly gay men go. (StarPlus)

The growth of LGBTQ+ stories in streaming

In recent years, the services streaming They have also been expanding the content offer LGBTQ+ aimed at different types of audience. The title of this most successful theme of the year has been heart stoppera teen series based on the Alice Oseman webcomic that has enchanted the world and will continue to do so with two more seasons, as confirmed Netflix In the past week.

But it is not only the giant of the “N” that has shown interest in portraying diversity, since other platforms such as HBO Max, Prime Video, Star+, Paramount+ Y AppleTV+ they also have television productions with characters and/or narratives focused on the world queer set in the present day.

Official poster of "Pride and Seduction".  (StarPlus)
Official poster of “Pride and Seduction”. (StarPlus)

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