Ed Team

Queer As Folk's Producers Open To Reboot

Filed By Ed Team | June 09, 2015 10:19 AM | comments

Filed in: Entertainment
Tags: Queer As Folk, Showtime, TV

In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, producers and life partners, Ron Cowen and Daniel Lipman spoke about the possibility of a reboot:

We'd be open to it, depending on the venue of a reboot. I think what would be interesting would be to explore our characters who are now in their 40s and bringing in a new generation and seeing how that mix would go. As an example, we were talking if Gus -- Brian and Lindsay's child who is now say, 17, the age that Justin was -- and if he was gay. How different his views would be from his father. That kind of thing would be an interesting thing to explore. People who are now mid-teens and 20s and possibly in their 30s have a very different view of what it's like being gay. It's not that way all over the country but certainly in a more sophisticated place but where you're educated and brought up, there's a much different view of being gay than when Ron and I were younger and how people perceived being gay. For me, in the 70s when I was in my 20s, that was a time where gay people were really establishing themselves and people were coming out at the same time as feminism. It was an explosive time.

The longer interview at The Hollywood Reporter talks to the creators about how hard it was to get casting for the show, the sex scenes, and what they think it did for the evolution of TV.

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