Every week, The GLAAD Wrap brings you LGBT-related entertainment news highlights, fresh stuff to watch out for, and fun diversions to help you kick off the weekend.
1) The full length trailer for John Krokidas' film Kill Your Darlings, starring Daniel Radcliffe and Dane DeHaan, has finally been released. The film focuses on the life of out poet Allen Ginsberg (Radcliffe), a Columbia University student in 1944, who is introduced to the world of literature and poetry by classmate Lucien Carr (DeHaan). Together with two other classmates, the boys lay the foundation for what is now called the Beat movement. Check out the Kill Your Darlings trailer below.
2) HBO confirmed this week that True Blood's 10-episode seventh season, airing summer 2014, will be the series' end. The show has long been one of the most LGBT-inclusive shows on all of television including out characters Pam, Tara, Lafayette, Jesus, Steve Newlin, Russell Edgington and more. “True Blood has been nothing short of a defining show for HBO,” said HBO’s president of programming Michael Lombardo.
3) Fox has placed a script order for a series based on Jonathan Kellerman's novels featuring Alex Delaware, a crime-solving forensic psychologist who works closely with Milo Sturgis, a gay LAPD detective. There are 27 Alex Delaware novels to date, and Sturgis was introduced in the very first book, When the Bough Breaks, in 1985.
4) Actor John Barrowman appeared at Dragon*Con, a sci-fi, fantasy and comic book convention, in Atlanta this weekend and was asked what it felt like to finally be able to be married to his husband Scott Gill. The couple were married in California, after over 20 years together, this July. Check out his funny and touching answer below.
5) Michelle Chamuel, the out singer who appeared on Team Usher during the most recent season of The Voice, will be releasing the new album All I Want next Tuesday, September 10 as her solo electronic project The Reverb Junkie. The album is entirely self-produced and is available for preorder through bandcamp now.
6) The feature-length documentary Miss UnderStud is in need of funding help to cover marketing, distribution and submission costs. The film, which is already completed, premiered in July at the Black Alphabet film festival in Chicago and follows masculine-identified women (sometimes referred to as studs) in the LGBT community. To learn more visit the Miss UnderStud indiegogo page.