Blu and Ian, non-binary and transgender respectively, will play Adira and Gray, characters true to their real-life identities: Adira is non-binary and Gray is transgender.
This is a first for the sci-fi franchise, which is already known for having a groundbreaking track record.
I HAVE BEEN SITTING ON THIS NEWS FOR MANY MONTHS AND I CANNOT WAIT FOR YOU ALL TO MEET THESE BEAUTIFUL SOULS AND WONDERFUL ARTISTS AND I AM SO SO SO PROUD OF THEM AND HAPPY THAT THEY ARE A PART OF OUR SHOW AAAAAAAHHHHHHHH!!!!!!! https://t.co/s2k8MRYcrU— Anthony Rapp Black Lives Matter (@albinokid) September 2, 2020
"I have been sitting on this news for many months," Anthony Rapp – who plays one of the show's gay characters – says on Twitter, "and I cannot wait for you all to meet these beautiful souls and wonderful artists."
What do you do in your day-to-day life?I work in retail at Lovisa, I’ve ranged from a casual all the way up to assistant manager, but now I’m settled part-time. Besides that, I’m always planning performances for the future, and also supporting my fellow performers. And eating. Ooft!Read more: