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Batman’s sidekick, Robin, has been revealed as bisexual in the comic series, “Batman: Urban Legends”. Actor, Tanner Buchanan, who played gay characters in “The Fosters” and “Major Crimes”, has said in a Variety interview that Robin is his favourite superhero and he would love to play the new version of him on the big screen in the future.
“Sherlock” and “Doctor Strange” actor Benedict Cumberbatch will be playing a gay rancher in the Netflix western “The Power of the Dog”. Kodi Smit-McPhee will play his lover and the film is due to be released in cinemas mid-November and begin streaming on Netflix on 1 December. The actors talk about their roles in IndieWire here.
Wilson Cruz, who plays gay character Doctor Hugh Culber in “Star Trek: Discovery”, had a homophobic insult shouted at him at a Star Trek convention on 8 September and hundreds of Trek fans responded on Twitter in defence of gay characters and actors, saying that the meaning behind the Trek world is one of diversity and inclusion.
Popular New Book Releases
Under the Whispering Door by TJ Klune – When Wallace dies he is given 7 days before he has to cross over and sets out to live a lifetime in his final days. (This book from this bestselling author is available in kindle format, audiobook and hardback.)
Lord of Eternal Night (Darkmount Universe 1) by Ben Alderson – Inspired by Beauty and the Beast, this novels tells the story of a young man who is sent to kill a deadly creature and restore magic to a coven of witches. The beast, though, is not what he expects.
The Cursed Prince (Dark Caress 1) by Richard Amos – This is the first book in a new dark fantasy series, with content warnings, where the seelie and unseelie are at war and a seelie prince and human get caught up in the conflict.
Darius: The Paranormal Court Series by E. Broom – This is a revised and updated version of a previously released fantasy novel about a man trying to become king. Helped by the man who loves him, Darius must face dangers, including a magical serial killer, to gain the throne.
Blooded by Nat Kennedy – A mage and a vampire, who is his former academy instructor, must work together to defeat a terrifying sorcerer.
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