The GLAAD Wrap: 'Charlie's Angels' trailer, 'One Day at a Time' picked up by Pop, Kim Petras releases debut album, 'The Prom' cast, and more!

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) The explosive new trailer for the Charlie’s Angels reboot was released on Thursday. The film, written and directed by Elizabeth Banks, features out actress Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, and Ella Balinska, with supporting roles by Noah Centineo, Sam Claflin and Patrick Stewart. The trailer also features a new single by out musician Miley Cyrus with Ariana Grande and Lana Del Rey. The release date is set for November 15. Watch the new trailer below.

2) The first casting announcements have been made for Ryan Murphy’s upcoming Netflix film adaption of the Tony-nominated musical The Prom. Ariana Grande will play Alyssa Greene, the daughter of the PTA head and lead character Emma’s girlfriend, and out actor Andrew Rannells will play Broadway star Trent Oliver. Other cast announced include Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, James Corden, Awkwafina, and Keegan-Michael Key. Watch the Tony-nominated Caitlin Kinnunen, who originated the role of Emma on Broadway, perform the song “Unruly Heart” at this year’s 30th Annual GLAAD Media Awards below. The search is still on for the film's Emma. In other casting news, Viola Davis will play the queer blues singer Ma Rainey in the screen adaption of August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. The film is produced by Netflix and Denzel Washington, and will also star Black Panther’s Chadwick Boseman.

3) Red Crown Productions has acquired the rights to Harry Tarre’s screenplay Queen, based on trans activist, model, and writer Corey Rae’s real-life story. The script is on the first GLAAD List, a curated list created by GLAAD and the Black List that highlights promising LGBTQ-inclusive scripts in Hollywood. Watch below for an interview with Rae and GLAAD President and CEO Sarah Kate Ellis at the 2019 MAKERS Conference, in which they discuss Rae’s story, the screenplay, and more.

4) The trailer for gay filmmaker Rodney Evans’ documentary Vision Portraits has been released. The film follows Evans’ personal journey as he grapples with the impact of vision loss on his creativity. The film played at Frameline LGBTQ Film Festival this past week, and will play Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Film festival on Saturday, July 20th. It will open theatrically on Aug. 9th in NYC at Metrograph and Aug. 23rd in Los Angeles at Laemmle Royal, with national rollout to follow. Watch the trailer below.

5) The first Mexican telenovela to feature a gay couple as leading characters premiered Sunday night on Las Estrellas. Juntos, el Corazón Nunca se Equivoca stars Emilio Osorio and Joaquín Bondoni as Aristóteles “Aris” Córcega and Cuauhtémoc "Temo" López, respectively. The series is a spin-off of the popular telenovela Mi Marido Tiene Más Familia, which won Outstanding Scripted Television Series (Spanish-Language) at the 2019 GLAAD Media Awards, and follows the boys as they move to Mexico City together.

6) In other TV news, GLAAD Media Award nominee One Day at a Time has been picked up for another season by cable network Pop TV after its Netflix cancellation, and is set to debut on the network in 2020. The L Word: Generation Q has announced new cast members, including GLAAD Campus Ambassador program alum Leo Sheng, Arienne Mandi, Jacqueline Toboni, Rosanny Zayas, Stephanie Allyne, and Brian Michael. The seventh and final season of Netflix’s Orange is the New Black has a new trailer, the series will return July 26th. Watch the trailer below.

7) Out SNL writer, producer, and actress Paula Pell and actor John Lutz are teaming up with Lorne Michaels and Seth Meyers for a comedy-murder mystery series called Mapleworth Murders, on the new short-form video platform Quibi. The series focuses on Abigail Mapleworth, played by Pell, a murder-mystery writer who solves homicides in her quaint small town of New Woodstream. Quibi is set to launch April 2020.

8) Pop star Kim Petras released her debut full length album Clarity today. The singer is currently on an international tour promoting the album, which is available to stream here. In other music news, out singer K.Flay has released a new single "Not In California" off her upcoming album Solutions, out July 12. Listen to the single here! 

9) America’s Got Talent finalist and out singer Brian Justin Crum premiered the video for his new single, "I & U.” Watch the video below and stream the single on Spotify. In other music news, openly gay country singer Brandon Stansell, who performed at GLAAD + Ty Herndon’s 2019 Concert for Love & Acceptance, has dropped a new song called “Top Shelf.” Watch the lyric video for the song here. Queer electronic musician Blew Velvet has released a new single called “A Mirror,” which you can stream on Spotify here.

10) Aaron Philip became the first Black, transgender, and disabled model to land a major magazine cover, gracing the front of Paper magazine in one of its seven covers celebrating Pride this week. The issue includes an interview of Philip with model superstar Naomi Campbell, who advocated for more trans inclusion in fashion at the 25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards. See the photoshoot and read the full interview here.

11) The 2019 Teen Choice Award nominees were recently announced. Among the LGBTQ nominees for music are out bisexual singers Lauren Jauregui and Halsey for Choice Female Artist, out singer Sam Smith for Choice Collaboration with Normani for “Dancing With A Stranger.” Nominees for film include Men In Black: International for Choice Action Movie starring out actress Tessa Thompson, out actor Amandla Stenberg for Choice Drama Movie Actress for The Hate U Give and Lady Gaga for A Star Is Born. Regarding TV, Good Trouble and Riverdale are both up for Choice Drama TV Show, Supergirl is in the running for Choice Action TV Show, Queer Eye is a contender for Choice Reality TV Show, Madelaine Petsch and Vanessa Morgan are up for Choice Ship (Riverdale), and Ellen DeGeneres has been nominated for Choice Comedian. The show will air live on Sunday, August 11 on FOX at 8 p.m. ET. Watch the video for "Strangers" by nominees Halsey and Lauren Jauregui below.

12) Comedian Carla Lee is currently crowdfunding to create the pilot episode for Nice Tan, a groundbreaking series that will empower women of color and queer people of color to challenge perspectives using the unique medium of sketch comedy. Taking place in the Bay Area with a cast and crew made up entirely of WOC and QPOC, the sketch comedy project is about life and identity. Watch the campaign video below and visit the project’s Seed & Spark page for more information.

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