The GLAAD Wrap: New trailer for 'Schitt's Creek'; 'Special' and 'David Makes Man' renewed; new music from Hayley Kiyoko and Dearly; 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) As press launches for Mavel’s The Eternals, confirmation has come out of the CCXP 2019 expo that Phastos, played by Brian Tyree Henry, will by gay, as early footage showed him with a male partner and kids. The film will be released November 6, 2020. In more Disney-adjacent news, out actor and writer Lena Waithe announced that she will be in the new Disney and Pixar film Onward, playing the Role of Specter. The film will be in theaters March 6, 2020.

2) Out actor and comedian Jaboukie Young-White has been cast in Dating in New York, a new comedy that explores modern dating tropes in New York City. The film follows Wendy (Francesca Reale) and Miles (Young-White) who are thrown together to navigate the city and each other’s dating lives. In more film news, out filmmaker Nisha Ganatra will be directing an upcoming feature about and Indian boy band for Universal Pictures.

3) Emmy and GLAAD Media Award-nominated comedy Schitt's Creek has released the first trailer for it's sixth and final season, which includes the wedding of queer character David and Patrick. Watch the trailer below. In more TV news, Fox has picked up Housebroken, a new comedy from written by and starring out actress Clea DuVall, among others. The show will follow neighborhood animals in the suburbs exploring their human’s neurosis.

4) GLAAD has an exclusive first look for a new episode of The L Word: Generation Q. In the episode, Alice suggests that Nat and her ex-wife should hang out. Watch the clip below and catch the episode Sunday, December 22 at 10pm. 

5) Netflix has renewed comedy series Special for a second season. Created by and starring Ryan O’Connell, the show follows O’Connell’s character navigating the world as a gay man with cerebral palsy and going after the life that he wants. The first season is available to stream on Netflix. OWN’s David Makes Man, from out creator Tarell Alvin McCraney, has also been renewed for a second season.

5) Chilling Adventures of Sabrina has cast three new actors for part three of the series. This includes Jonathan Whitesell as Robin, a young man who comes to down with the carnival and develops feelings for Theo. Part three will premiere January 24 on Netflix. In other Netflix news, the trailer for the third season of Anne With an E which features gay character Cole, has been released. The third and final season will be released on January 3.

6) Apple has picked up docuseries Visible: Out on Television from filmmakers Ryan White and Jessica Hargraves, and executive produced by Wanda Sykes and Wilson Cruz. The series will investigate the history and importance of LGBTQ representation on television. Janet Mock, Margaret Cho, Asia Kate Dillon, Neil Patrick Harris, and Lena Waithe are among the narrators of the show.

7) Out signer Hayley Kiyoko released a new single “Runaway” last Friday. The song, off of her upcoming album I’m Too Sensitive For This Shit. Listen to the song here, and by tickets for her tour here.

8) Nashville artist Dearly, a.k.a Amanda Jones, came out as gay with the release of her single “Forget Your Love.” The singer tells Billboard, “It's taken a while to learn how to really love myself, to be really proud of who I am as a person and as an artist, but I'm so thankful for where I am now.”

9) Out bisexual actress Tessa Thompson is starring and producing in a new podcast The Left Right Game, where she will place Alice, a journalist who tries to make a name for herself by following a group paranormal explore explorers. The 10-episode series will premiere in February.

10) Fraud is a film that is currently funding that tells the story of a trans woman who commits identity theft to pay for her surgery. The film wants to move past the all too common coming out or transition narratives, and too show a trans woman in all the complexity that stories give to cis people. Click here to learn more and contribute to the project.