‘Queer as Folk’ Trailer: Gen X Classic Gets a Peacock Makeover, with Sex, Drugs, and Drag in New Orleans

‘Queer as Folk’ Trailer: Gen X Classic Gets a Peacock Makeover, with Sex, Drugs, and Drag in New Orleans
The groundbreaking British series “Queer as Folk” flies over to Peacock for its third iteration ripe for a whole new generation.

Showrunner Stephen Dunn (“Closet Monster”), who also writes, directs, and executive produces the Peacock original series. Here the creator reimagines the beloved original show created by Russell T Davies to center on a group of diverse, unapologetically queer friends in New Orleans whose lies are transformed in the aftermath of a tragedy. Watch the first trailer below.

The original British series ran for two seasons from 1999 to 2000. “Queer As Folk” later was revived in the U.S. on Showtime with a five-season run from 2000 to 2005. Dunn called the series his “awakening,” and while the Peacock show is not a reboot, the all-queer writing team uses the original show as inspiration.

The cast includes Devin Way as Brodie, a commitment-phobe who finds a reason to stay in New Orleans after
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