Love, Victor’s Lead Meets the Man of His Dreams in Exclusive Clip
Mega-producer Greg Berlanti’s big-screen gay love story Love, Simon made a splash when it dropped in theaters. Now Hulu’s TV series Love, Victor, which features lead Victor (Michael Cimino) coming into his identity with a little help from writing to Simon, the gay teen who’s epic love story endures at Victor’s new school.
The series begins with Victor’s family moving from Texas to Atlanta, where Victor and his often-moody sister Pilar (Isabella Ferreira) adjust to life in a new town and a new high school. There, basketball star and all-around ideal student Victor begins exploring his sexual identity while dating the sweet, popular girl Mia (Rachel Hilson) and crushing on the out gay kid Benji (George Sear). Not long after he sets foot in his new high school, he’s informed of the lore of Simon and his first kiss on a Ferris wheel with the entire school watching and cheering. That’s when Victor begins writing to college-aged Simon for advice. The Advocate has an exclusive clip of Victor’s first meeting with Benji below.
The series costars Mason Gooding (Booksmart), Bebe Wood, and Ana Ortiz (Ugly Betty, Devious Maids) and James Martinez (One Day at a Time) as Victor’s parents.
Hulu was set to drop the entire season of Love, Victor June 19 but moved the release to June 17 to honor Juneteenth.
Watch Victor and Benji’s meet-cute below!
Original Article on The Advocate
Author: Tracy E. Gilchrist