“Queer Eye for the Straight Guy” is back and ready to push boundaries once again.
The reality TV series, which ran on Bravo from 2003 to 2007, returns to Netflix next month in a passionately apprehended reboot. Simply announced “Queer Eye, ” the brand-new version aims to please love of the original by helping straight men refine their wardrobes, cultural pursuings and home decor once more.
This time, however, the action takes lieu in Atlanta( which, individual producers are speedy to tout, is in the red country of Georgia) rather than New York. In conducted in conformity with the times, the new version is taking additional steps to be socially self-conscious, with gestures to the LGBTQ community’s recent advanceds( and setbacks ), the Black Lives Matter shift and more.
The queer followers preceding the makeovers are: Antoni Porowski( food& wine-colored ), Bobby Berk( interior design ), Karamo Brown( culture ), Jonathan Van Ness( grooming) and Tan France( mode ).
Series creator David Collins told Entertainment Weekly in December that he is aroused for a new generation of viewers to discover “Queer Eye.”
“The millennials don’t remember the old demo, ” he said. “It’s get such a great heart and soul and humor to it, so I’m aroused for a brand-new audience.”
As to how “Queer Eye” will differ from its Emmy-winning predecessor, he contributed, “If the original round was about tolerance, this time it is about acceptance.”
Queer Eye thumps Netflix Feb. 7.