‘Pose’ First Trailer: Billy Porter Is the Belle of Ryan Murphy’s Ball

IndieWire | 5/15/2019 | Staff
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FX has released the first teaser for the second season of its groundbreaking LGBTQ series “Pose,” TV mogul Ryan Murphy’s period dramedy about New York City’s ballroom scene. The first season of “Pose” garnered positive reviews for its authentic portrayal of transgender women of color, as well as for hiring inclusive talent both behind the screen and in front of the camera. For the second season, the show moves ahead in time from the late 1980s to 1991, jumping right into the middle of the AIDS epidemic that would decimate the gay community. In a newly released behind the scenes featurette, “Pose” star Billy Porter explains what’s going on for his character during this momentous time.

“Our community is trying to figure out how to stay positive. We’re going through a lot of stuff right now with the plague. I feel a change coming,” says Porter in the teaser. “Joy is a choice. Choosing life in the darkest of times is a choice. That’s what the ballroom scene is about.”

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