Just in time for Pride Month, Love, Victor, is debuting this week on Hulu.
Set in the world of the at the 2018 acclaimed novel, Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, the Hulu 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 exploring 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.” The writers of Love, Simon, Issac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger, return to executive produce this series.
Per Hulu: Love, Victor stars Michael Cimino as Victor alongside Ana Ortiz as Isabel, 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. The cast also includes James Martinez as Armando, Victor’s regular blue-collar “guy’s guy” father who loves his family deeply and works hard for his family. Isabella Ferreira plays Pilar, Victor’s sullen younger sister in the throes of teenage angst, while Mateo Fernandez is 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 Searportrays 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.
Watch our interview with Cimino, Hilson and Gooding below, in which they talk about the series, the current state of America and much more:
The series drops on June 17.