A new Netflix comedy series from legendary reality TV star RuPaul Charles and former Sex and the City show-runner Michael Patrick Hall is in the works.
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AJ and the Queen will consist of ten hour-long episodes written and executive produced by the duo. It will see RuPaul star as Ruby Red, a down-on-her-luck drag queen who travels across the USA in a camper van with AJ, a smart-mouthed 11-year-old stowaway. And, of course, it will be replete with bombastic musical numbers as Ruby stops by the country’s drag clubs.
Check out a brief Claire Foy-heavy promo for the show from Netflix below.
Hold on to your wigs! RuPaul will star in “AJ And The Queen,” a new Netflix comedy series, created by RuPaul and Michael Patrick King! pic.twitter.com/CBotYAh5OM
— Netflix Queue (@netflixqueue) May 11, 2018
RuPaul currently has his hands full – his reality contest RuPaul’s Drag Race is currently in its tenth season, with new episodes dropping onto Netflix UK every Friday – and he also has a semi-autobiographical dramedy in the works with another US streaming service, Hulu. He has previously made appearances on comedy shows Please Like Me, Broad City and Netflix’s short-lived Girl Boss.