Blanca de Pose struggles to juggle her life as a nurse and lover, while HIV-positive Pray Tell accepts her battle for health in the new trailer for the final series.
FX released the highly anticipated Series Three trailer on Wednesday, ahead of its May 2 premiere.
It will continue to follow the lives of fan-favorite characters as they explore New York’s African-American and Latin-American LGBTQ cultural scene in the 1980s.
Countdown: Blanca de Pose struggles to juggle her life as a nurse and lover, while HIV-positive Pray Tell accepts her health battle in new trailer for the final series
In the next series, Blanca Rodriguez-Evangelista struggles to juggle being a mother, a hospital nurse, and a partner in her new love, while reflecting on the monumental progress her family has made.
Elsewhere, HIV-positive Pray Tell grapples with new health challenges as the AIDS epidemic continues to ravage American communities, becoming the leading cause of death among people aged 25 to 44.
Filled with a rainbow of emotions including laughter, love, grief and tears, the trailer sees the Pose team reflect on their legacy and the impact of the show. that they leave behind.
Conclusion: The third season of the groundbreaking series is set in 1994 and consists of seven episodes, with fan-favorite characters returning to the screen for the third and final time.
Storyline: It follows the lives of New York City’s black and Latin American LGBTQ residents and gender mavericks in the drag ball scene – the first network show of its kind
“We’re going to be ourselves and that’s it,” says Angel Evangelista, played by Indya Moore.
“ Your life matters, ” Blanca – played by MJ Rodriguez – says in a teary-eyed Pray Tell, played by Emmy-winning Billy Porter, echoing the sentiment behind every series on the show. successful FX.
Blanca motivates the crew, declaring that they ‘have come down’ to become stars and ‘make a statement’.
Moved by Blanca’s words, Pray Tell reflects on the ballroom culture and the impact it has had on her life in the midst of her HIV diagnosis. “I knew this disease was going to eat away at me alive, but I wasn’t going out without a fight. he said.
Balance Number: In the upcoming series, Blanca Rodriguez-Evangelista struggles to juggle being a mother, hospital nurse, and partner in her newfound love, while reflecting on the monumental progress that her family accomplished.
Tragedy: Elsewhere, HIV-positive Pray Tell grapples with new health challenges as the AIDS epidemic continues to ravage American communities, becoming the leading cause of death among people aged 25 to 44
Set against twenty of Aretha Franklin’s A Deeper Love, the insightful trailer gives a glimpse of scenes from the upcoming series, including AIDS activism and spectacular moments in the ballroom.
The final series will feature Pose staples including Dominique Jackson, Ryan Jamaal Swain, Dyllón Burnside, Angel Bismark Curiel, Hailie Sahar, and Sandra Bernhard.
Last month, co-creator and executive producer Steven Canals announced in a video statement, “Our new season will be the last,” calling it a very difficult decision to make.
Steven has confirmed that the third season will have seven episodes and will end on June 6. “It was an amazing journey and we told the story we wanted to tell, the way we wanted to tell it,” he said.
On the Move: Filled with a rainbow of emotions including laughter, love, heartache and tears, the trailer sees the Pose team reflect on their legacy and the impact of the show he leaves behind
Genuine: ‘We’re just going to be ourselves and that’s it,’ says Angel Evangelista, played by Indya Moore
He also published a declaration on Twitter, prompting him by saying that he and creator Ryan Murphy (American Horror Story) “ have reached the intended end of [their] history ”, while describing the show as a“ life-changing ”experience:“ THANKS is too small a word ”.
Sharing a bit with how the show was originally created, Steven said he was told during his script-writing MFA, ‘Write the TV show you want to watch. ”
“ Back then, we weren’t seeing a lot of black and Latinx characters – who also happened to be LGBTQ + screens – populating the screens. And so I wrote the first draft of a pilot that the “younger me” deserved, “he said.
He called it a “ love letter ” to the underground New York City ballroom community, New York City as a whole, and his queer and trans family.
Illuminating: Set for 20 of Aretha Franklin’s A Deeper Love, the enlightening trailer gives a glimpse of scenes from the upcoming series, including AIDS activism and spectacular moments in the ballroom.
Final Season: The New York-based production began filming what would ultimately be its final season on October 12
He said: “ I, with my incredible collaborators, never intended to change the television landscape. I just wanted to tell an honest story about family, resilience, and love.
The show’s first season premiered in 2018 and was nominated for 11 Emmys. Billy notched a victory for his role as Pray Tell in 2019, making him the first openly gay man to win the lead actor award.
That same year, Steven told The Hollywood Reporter that when he launched the show, he envisioned it to be between four and six seasons, adding, “ It could be more or less. ”
Overall, creators Steven, Ryan, and Brad Falchuk (Glee, Scream Queens) had discussed that when they felt they had told the story they “ intended to tell, ” they would know it was time to end it.
Wow: The series landed 11 Emmy nominations in total, with Billy Porter (center left) winning one for his role as Pray Tell in 2019 (Photo with cast and co-creator Steven Canals)
Ryan called the show a “ passion project ” and said in a statement:
“ Pose has been one of the creative highlights of my entire career … From the start of my career in the late 90s when it was nearly impossible to get an LGBTQ character to appear on TV on Pose – what will go down in history. for having the biggest LGBTQ cast of all time – is a really wrapping up time for me.
The show had filmed the third season premiere last spring, but was forced to shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They resumed filming in October and have now confirmed a May 2 premiere where they will release the first two episodes at a time.
The final season airs May 2 on FX
Full circle: Co-creator Ryan Murphy called the show a ‘project of passion’ and said he was incredibly proud to have the ‘greatest LGBTQ cast of all time’ after s being beaten to be represented since the early 90s