The cast of the US version of ‘Queer as Folk’ will reunite in June 2015 for the 10th anniversary of the show.
The popular US adaptation of Russell T Davies’ British drama aired on Showtime between 2000 and 2005 and became one of the most groundbreaking shows to air on US television.
The Pittsburgh-based show revolved around the lives of a group of gay friends experiencing the trials and tribulations of life, love and careers. The show also hit on more serious subject matter such as parenting, death, gay marriage, HIV, and homophobic violence.
The cast and producers will gather at the ATX Festival on June 4-7 in Austin, Texas. Those planned to appear include most of the main cast, including Gale Harold, Thea Gill, Michelle Clunie, Peter Paige, Scott Lowell, and Robert Gant, along with producers Daniel Lipman and Ron Cowen.
“I’m so excited for the ‘Queer as Folk’ reunion,” said Paige, “We truly are a family, and any chance we have to be in the same room, catching up, sharing in each other’s lives, is wonderful.”
Randy Harrison, Sharon Gless and Hal Sparks have yet to confirm their attendance.
“We’re extremely proud to bring Queer as Folk to the festival this year,” ATX co-exec directors and co-founders Caitlin McFarland and Emily Gipson said. “We strive for diverse and revolutionary programming, and this groundbreaking series changed the game for cable television in 2000, marking a high point not only for the LGBT community, but for socially important storytelling.”
At the festival will also be the cast of Gilmore Girls and Dawson’s Creek – what a blast from the past.
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