The GLAAD Wrap: Kate McKinnon to star in new film, John Cho on 'Difficult People', 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 new Power Rangers film is out in theaters Friday. The movie follows five teens who are chosen to become heroes, tasked with saving the world after they learn their small town is on the verge of destruction from an alien threat. In the film, the Yellow Ranger, Trini (Becky G), is questioning her sexuality. Check your local movie theater for showtimes and watch the trailer below.

2) Out actress Kate McKinnon is in talks to star in The Spy Who Dumped Me. The film is an action-comedy about a woman that finds out her dead ex-boyfriend was a spy. Now, she has to team up with her best friend to complete his mission. Zachary Quinto will star in Who We Are Now with Emma Roberts and Julianne Nicholson. The film follows Beth (Nicholson), who is a convicted felon, and is trying to gain back custody of her son from her sister. Jess (Roberts) a public defense lawyer tries to help her with her case. Along the way, Beth meets a U.S. Soldier (Quinto) who accepts her regardless of her past.

3) The nominees were announced for the 44th annual Daytime Emmys were announced this week, including nominees for several LGBTQ people and inclusive programs. The Ellen DeGeneres Show picked up eight nominations. Venice The Series is nominated in Outstanding Digital Daytime Drama Series, and CBS’s The Bold and the Beautiful picked up 23 total nominations. GLAAD Media Award-nominated documentary Out of Iraq is nominated in Outstanding Special Class Special, alongside MTV Docs: Transformation. Pentatonix’s performance on Rachael Ray is nominated in Outstanding On-Camera Musical Performance in a Daytime Program, and Kate McKinnon picked up a nomination in Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program for voicing Squeeks in PBS’s Nature Cat. Daytime series with LGBTQ anchors including The Chew, The Talk, and Good Morning America all also picked up nominations. The Daytime Emmys will be held on April 30.

4) Dean Kuipers' book Burning Rainbow Farm is being developed into a movie. The movie follows the true story of partners Tom Crosslin and Rollie Rohm. Together, they launched an annual hemp and music festival. The two burned their farm in an act of defiance following a raid by local police and the removal of their son from their custody. This resulted in a five-day standoff with the FBI, and ultimately, the couple's deaths. There is not yet any news on casting or production date.

5) The third season of Hulu’s Difficult People will feature John Cho. Cho will play Todd, an advertising executive, who’s a new romantic interest for Billy. Billy will have to learn how to navigate his new relationship with Todd, especially since Todd will be his first real boyfriend. The third season is set to premiere this summer. In other TV news, two years after their first interview, Diane Sawyer will interview Caitlyn Jenner again. The interview will air during ABC’s 20/20 on Friday, April 21stNBC has announced the return date for their series The Night Shift. The show’s fourth season is set to premiere Thursday, June 22nd at 9:00 p.m.