'Armistead Maupin's Tales Of The City': Release date, cast, plot, trailer and everything else you need to know about the Netflix drama
The Netflix miniseries screams LGBTQI pride and only proves Tales Of The City's timelessness and this time, Maupin himself is an executive producer on the show
It's officially Pride Month, and Netflix is adding its own chapter to the 1993 miniseries 'Tales Of The City' based on Armistead Maupin's nine-novel series. Netflix's upcoming limited series will see Mary Ann Singleton return to San Francisco 20 years later to reunite with her daughter and husband and find a new generation of queer young residents living at 28 Barbary Lane. The Netflix miniseries screams LGBTQI pride and only proves Tales Of The City's timelessness and this time, Maupin himself is an executive producer on the show. Here is all you need to know about the upcoming series:
'Armistead Maupin's Tales Of The City' is set to premiere June 7 on Netflix.
Laura Linney and Olympia Dukakis will reprise their roles as Mary Ann Singleton and the beloved landlady Anna Madrigal, respectively. Mary Ann's adult daughter Shawna will be played by Ellen Page, and ex-husband Brian, portrayed by Paul Gross. Ellen Page is known for her roles in numerous films and TV shows including 'The Umbrella Academy', 'Juno', and 'Hard Candy'.
Murray Bartlett, Charlie Barnett, Josiah Victoria Garcia, and May Hong have also joined the main cast, while Jen Richards, Daniela Vega, Michelle Buteau, Ashley Park, Christopher Larkin, Caldwell Tidicue, Matthew Risch, Michael Park, Dickie Hearts, Benjamin Thys, Samantha Soule, Juan Castano, Zosia Mamet, and Victor Garber have been cast in recurring roles.
The show credits Orange Is The New Black’s Lauren Morelli as its showrunner and Maupin himself as an executive producer.
The miniseries has already been described as "queerer than ever before," and going by its trailer, the show looks like it is all about inclusivity and representation, keeping with the spirit of Pride Month. According to Netflix's official description, "'Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City' begins a new chapter in the beloved story." 20 years after leaving her husband and daughter behind to pursue her career, Mary Ann is returning to present-day San Francisco. Mary Ann quickly finds herself, once again, making a home under Madrigal’s wing, alongside a new group of queer San Franciscans living at 28 Barbary Lane.
The trailer for 'Armistead Maupin's Tales Of The City' dropped May 21 and it looks like a promising, fun drama miniseries.
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