The Euphoria star is taking on a key role in The Ballad Of Songbirds And Snakes

BY NIC CROSARA, IMAGE BY HOME BOX OFFICE

Last week was one filled with sombre news from the overturning of Roe vs Wade to the tragic Oslo shooting. These are stark reminders of how we must continue to fight for freedom until we are all safe and free. In times like these, visibility can be even more potent. It is bittersweet that last week contained lots of news for LGBTQI representation onscreen, but we urgently need the world around us to also advocate for our liberation.

Euphoria’s Hunter Schafer is taking on a key role in The Ballad Of Songbirds And Snakes

Hunter Schafer has stunned Euphoria fans for her gripping portrayal of Jules throughout the show’s two seasons. We’ve all been eager to see what kind of roles she’ll take on next. In exciting news, Hunter has been cast as Tigris Snow, in the highly anticipated prequel to the Hunger Games, The Ballad Of Songbirds And Snakes.

The prequel is set 64 years before the events of the original trilogy. Tigris is the cousin of Coriolanus Snow (Tom Blyth). We can’t wait to see what Hunter brings to the role.

The Ballad Of Songbirds And Snakes is set to premiere in cinemas in November 2023.

Lena Waithe’s new queer drama is coming to Netflix this Wednesday

This upcoming film, set in the 1980s, explores identity and the dark side of game. Viewers will follow the titular character, Beauty, as she deals with the pressures of the music industry, a controlling family and her love for her girlfriend.

Queer As Folk is coming to UK viewers on 1 July

CG and Jesse James Keitel talked to DIVA about queer parenthood, representation and working with Kim Cattrall.

“I’ve always been the theatre kid”: DIVA meets RWBY’s Arryn Zech

Arryn talks tattoos, fandoms, voice acting and more! Here is what she had to say.

Beanie Feldstein and Bonnie Chance Roberts are en-gay-ged

Booksmart’s Beanie Feldstein said yes to her girlfriend last week and we’re still swooning over their gorgeous proposal pictures.

Feeling a Gentleman Jack shaped hole in your life?

Well, you’ll be glad to know that you can now watch the documentary, Fit For Another World – The Legacy Of Anne Lister, online. Get ready to delve into the life of the “first modern lesbian”.

MUNA’s Katie Gavin revealed that she is neurodivergent

Katie shared a heartwarming Instagram post discussing her journey: “…It was in the songs before I even had the words to speak about…”

If you’re wanting to hear more from MUNA, well you’re in luck. They spoke to DIVA’s Eleanor Noyce for our July issue which is on sale now!

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