Hulu has launched a initial glimpse at Love, Victor. It’s a spin-off of the 2018 film Love, Simon that takes place in the identical universe, simply centered on completely different characters. Namely Victor and, as we see right here on this newly launched clip, somebody by the identify of Benji who makes a imply cup of espresso. The clip additionally brings with it a launch date, with the present now set to premiere on June 19.
The Hulu preview sees Victor heading into his native espresso store to use for a job. He’s a bit stricken when Benji is the one working behind the counter. It seems that Benji is an assistant supervisor and decides to interview him proper there on the spot, and reveals him the best way to pull a shot of espresso. Things get a bit romantically tense from there, at the very least on one aspect of the equation, and a bit awkward as nicely. It ends on one thing of a bummer observe, however units some clear emotional threads that may be pulled all through the primary season.
Love, Victor was initially in growth as a sequence for Disney+. However, it made its technique to Hulu earlier this 12 months as Disney thought it could fare higher there. Love, Simon was praised for its LGBTQ illustration. Over the course of an entire sequence, it is easy to see how issues may enterprise into territory which may make Disney uncomfortable in relation to associating sure themes with its foremost model. This has been an issue lately, as High Fidelity needed to transfer to Hulu for related causes, and the Lizzie McGuire revival is on maintain as a result of Disney+ was too restrictive.
The solid is led by Michael Cimino as Victor, with George Sear as Benji. The ensemble additionally contains Ana Ortiz as Victor’s mother, James Martinez as his dad, Isabella Ferreira as his sister Pilar, Mateo Fernandez as his brother Adrian, Rachel and Naomi Hilson as Mia. Newcomer Mateo Fernandez is on board as Adrian. Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger function govt producers and co-showrunners. Aptaker and Berger additionally wrote Love, Simon and are behind NBC’s hit This Is Us.
Love, Victor facilities on a brand new scholar at Creekwood High School, the identical college from Love, Simon. Victor is on a journey of self-discovery, dealing with challenges at residence, adjusting to a brand new metropolis and struggling together with his sexual orientation. Just when issues begin to really feel like an excessive amount of, Victor reaches out to Simon to assist him navigate the messy waters of highschool. The sequence will discover Victor’s colourful and sophisticated world, from his loving household, to his new pals and first crushes.
Love, Simon earned an excessive amount of crucial reward and was a modest business success. Enough in order that it’s getting a second life on the small display. Love, Victor season 1 will encompass ten episodes. Be certain to take a look at the clip from the Hulu YouTube channel for your self.