The GLAAD Wrap: Ian McKellen documentary, MTV Docs, 'Legend of Korra' graphic novel and more!

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) Out actor Ian McKellen will be the subject of a feature documentary, McKellen: Playing the Part, based around an exclusive 14-hour interview. Directed by Joe Stephenson, it will feature rare archive material of McKellen's early work from stage and screen, never-before-seen photography from his private collection, and “cinematically reconstructed scenes from his life.” There is no date yet set for the film.

2) Rachel McAdams will star in the upcoming film adaptation of the novel Disobedience opposite Rachel Weisz. The story follows a woman (Weisz) who “rekindles a repressed love with her best friend” (McAdams) when she returns to her Orthodox Jewish home. Disobedience is set to begin production early next year.

3) MTV is launching a new documentary imprint, MTV Docs, and one of the first films will be a documentary on transgender youth in Los Angeles, called Transformation, which will air by the end of 2016. In other TV news, FX has renewed out creator Ryan Murphy's American Horror Story for a seventh season. Out interior designer/television host Nate Berkus will be adapting Sam Lansky’s memoir, The Gilded Razor, as a scripted drama series. I. Marlene King has extended her deal with Warner Bros. TV and Warner Horizon, and Anderson Cooper has re-upped his long-term deal with CNN. Netflix's Marvel’s Iron Fist has received a premiere date of March 17, 2017. The show will be connected to the rest of Netflix's Marvel Universe with characters like lesbian lawyer Jeri Hogarth (Marvel's Jessica Jones) appearing.

4) Out author, speaker, and advocate Roxane Gay, the first black woman to write for Marvel, will be featuring two black queer women in the upcoming World of Wakanda series. The characters, Ayo and Aneka, are members of the Dora Milaje, an elite all-women bodyguard force. Legend of Korra will be getting a three-part graphic novel series in summer 2017 that will focus on Korra and Asami’s relationship as it picks up from the finale of the animated series, which ended with Korra and Asami walking into the sunset together. Batwoman’s solo title will relaunch in 2017, by out writer Marguerite Bennett with art by Steve Epting. The series will see Batwoman on a mission that takes her around the world.

5) The Sixth Annual Streamy Awards, honoring the best in online video, took place this week. YouTuber and sex education advocate Laci Green, who identifies as pansexual, picked up the award in "Science or Education." Todrick Hall won the award for Breakthrough Artist, and out YouTuber Joey Graceffa's series Escape The Night took home the Streamy in Ensemble Cast.

6) Out country artist Brandon Stansell just released his latest music video, “Slow Down,” the title track for his new EP. "Slow Down" captures the "raw emotion of those first moments in a budding relationship." Check out the video below, the EP is available for purchase on iTunes.

7) The team behind the short film August in the City has launched a crowdfunding campaign to produce a film about love and loss, told through a family with a struggling mother, August, and her twin daughters. Her daughter, Ana, returns home for Thanksgiving with her new girlfriend in tow and August flashes back to the night she let what might have been her shot at "true happiness slip away." Find out more at August in the City's Kickstarter page.