'Love, Victor': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and everything else about the 'Love, Simon' spin-off on Hulu
'Love, Victor' is set in the same world as the 2018 hit movie 'Love, Simon' and is a spin-off to the film inspired by Becky Albertalli’s acclaimed novel, 'Simon Vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda'
'Love, Victor', the upcoming series inspired by the groundbreaking 2018 film 'Love, Simon' was originally titled 'Love, Simon' and slated to debut on Disney+. However, the show was moved to the Hulu slate of releases. It was also revealed that a writers' room has been employed to explore possible plot lines for a potential second season of the show.
Set in the world of the 2018 groundbreaking film 'Love, Simon', which was inspired by Becky Albertalli’s acclaimed novel, 'Simon Vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda', the film’s original writers Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger serve as executive producers. Brian Tanen, Jason Ensler, Isaac Klausner, Marty Bowen, Adam Fishbach, Wyck Godfrey, Pouya Shahbazian, and Adam Londy also serve as executive producers on the project.
'Love, Victor' is set to release June 19 on Hulu.
The official synopsis of the show is as follows. The series follows Victor, a new student at Creekwood High School on his own journey of self-discovery, facing challenges at home, adjusting to a new city, and struggling with his sexual orientation. When it all seems too much, he reaches out to Simon to help him navigate the ups and downs of high school.
Michael Cimino as Victor
Actor Michael Cimino who was previously seen in 'Anabelle Comes Home' will play the titular role of Victor in the show. It is his life that we will see portrayed in the show.
Ana Ortiz as Isabel
Actor Ana Ortiz who was seen in 'Whiskey Cavalier', 'Ugly Betty' plays the role of Isabel. She is Victor’s smart and warm mother who loves her husband and her family but is under a lot of pressure as they move their family across the country.
James Martinez as Armando
Actor James Martinez plays the role of Victor’s regular blue-collar father who loves his family deeply and works hard for his family.
Other cast members include 'Orange is the New Black' actor Isabella Ferreira who plays Pilar, Victor’s sullen younger sister in the throes of teenage angst while Mateo Fernandez will make his acting debut as Adrian, Victor’s adorable, good-natured little brother.
Rachel Naomi Hilson stars as Mia, Victor’s whip-smart friend with a quick wit and easy laugh, with Bebe Wood as her quirky and social media-obsessed best friend, Lake. George Sear portrays Benjie, Victor’s confident and charming classmate, with Anthony Turpel as Felix, Victor’s lanky, awkward new neighbor, and Mason Gooding as Andrew, Creek Wood’s cocky and popular basketball-loving jock.
Screenwriters of the original film Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger are also the creators of this show. Speaking about 'Love, Victor', they said, “We are beyond excited that ‘Love, Victor’ will be joining Hulu’s fresh and authentic lineup of high school series and that we’ll be able to continue telling honest, important coming of age stories with our terrific group of writers and our tremendous ensemble.”
The first teaser of the show featured Victor applying for a job at a local cafe. Here, he meets Benji, a good looking teenager and what follows is a sexually charged few minutes that hints at Victor's sexual orientation.
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