Welcome to your weekly Pop Culture Fix, a column name I capitalize and Riese doesn’t for some reason!
And now it is time for The Handmaid’s Tale season two trailer which is gay out of the gate and absolutely horrifying.
I really loved Fresh Off the Boat‘s season finale, which I wrote about in Boob(s On Your) Tube last week, and I loved it even more after I read out showrunner Nahnatchka Khan’s interview with IndieWire about it. (Kahn is also developing a rom-com for Ali Wong with Netflix.)
Tessa Thompson is a certified action star and now she’s joining Chris Hemsworth for a Men in Black reboot.
Throughout her career, Gist has focused on female-centric stories. For the Spelman alum, it’s been a blessing to put women at the center. “I’ve always said how lucky I was to fall into my dream job on my dream show, Girlfriends,” she revealed. “I was able to learn the craft and practice the craft but tell stories that reflected my life at the time and my friends at the time. That is such a rare thing, especially in this business, especially as a Black woman. So, that was a happy coincidence. I am drawn to telling stories about women, about women of color. That has become my drive in storytelling. I just so happened to get my first job on a show like that.
Sara Ramirez is just unstoppable.
Hey Twitter! This is @SaraRamirez, artist and proud Mexican Irish American #immigrant #bisexual #queer #woman. To mark #BiHealthMonth, I’m doing an #HRCTwitterTakeover to talk about the need to address #biphobia and #bi-erasure. #BHAM18 pic.twitter.com/rOg9EeUFUD
— Human Rights Campaign (@HRC) March 26, 2018
Would you like to read the NYT profile on k.d. lang? Yes, despite the headline — K.D. Lang Doesn’t Have to Indulge Your Constant Cravings — you absolutely do. (And I’m not just saying that because it includes the phrase “curiously campy Canadian cowgirl.”)
Hello, Gina Rodriguez is playing a live-action Carmen Sandiego which you might say isn’t gay but tell that to longtime Autostraddle reader and A+ member Carmen Sandiego.
Production has begun on Marvel Studios' #CaptainMarvel. @BrieLarson receives instructions from Brigadier General Jeannie Leavitt, 57th Wing Commander, on a recent visit to Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada to research her character. pic.twitter.com/i5brzZH852
— Marvel Studios (@MarvelStudios) March 26, 2018
Did any of y’all watch the Roseanne reboot? I’m curious to hear what you thought of it. It crushed the ratings.
Here’s a first look at Amandla Stenberg in the film adaptation of the beloved YA thriller, The Darkest Minds.
Well okay then all right then: