Exclusive Interview: the cast of Fire Island on the queer icons & LGBTQ+ culture that’s shaped them

Ahead of tonight’s NewFest Pride world premiere of Fire Island, written by and starring Joel Kim Booster, and directed by Andrew Ahn, The Queer Review’s editor James Kleinmann spoke exclusively with Ahn and cast members Matt Rogers, Conrad Ricamora, Bowen Yang, James Scully, Zane Phillips, Torian Miller, Tomas Matos and Nick Adams about the queer icons and LGBTQ+ culture that’s shaped them. The conversation was a fun, inspirational, and emotional ride!

Watch the full interview below:

The cast & director of Fire Island on the queer icons & LGBTQ+ culture that’s shaped them

Fire Island, which debuts on Hulu on Friday June 3rd, is a present-day queer reimagining of Jane Austen’s classic novel Pride and Prejudice, and takes time to honour our queer ancestors. Read James Kleinmann’s full review of the film and his exclusive conversation with director Andrew Ahn.

By James Kleinmann

FIRE ISLAND | Official Trailer | Searchlight Pictures

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