Love, Victor: Hulu sets new premiere date for spinoff series
Hulu has officially decided to change the premiere date for their newest coming-of-age series Love, Victor as a way to honor the upcoming Juneteenth commemoration that will mark the 155 years since slavery was abolished in America. Originally scheduled to make its debut on June 19, the spinoff series will now be available for streaming on Wednesday, June 17.
“This date represents an important turning point for our nation and for human rights,” Hulu said in a statement through Twitter. “And we believe that now, more than ever, it deserves to have its own day in the spotlight.”
The series follows Victor, a new student at Creekwood High School on his own journey of self-discovery, facing challenges at home, adjusting to a new city, and exploring his sexual orientation. When it all seems too much, he reaches out to Simon to help him navigate the ups and downs of high school.
Love, Victor stars Michael Cimino (Annabelle Comes Home), Ana Ortiz (Whiskey Cavalier, Ugly Betty), James Martinez (One Day at a Time), Isabella Ferreira (Orange Is the New Black), Mateo Fernandez, Rachel Naomi Hilson (This Is Us), Bebe Wood (The Real O’Neal’s, The New Normal), George Sear (Will, Into the Badlands), Anthony Turpel (The Bold and the Beautiful) and Mason Gooding (Booksmart).
The film’s original writers Isaac Aptaker (This Is Us) and Elizabeth Berger (This Is Us) serve as executive producers alongside Brian Tanen (Grand Hotel), Jason Ensler (The Passage), Isaac Klausner (The Hate U Give), Marty Bowen (First Man), Adam Fishbach (Narcos), Wyck Godfrey (I, Robot), Pouya Shahbazian (Divergent) and Adam Londy. 20th Century Fox Television serves as the studio.