Jake Picking plays Rock Hudson in the Netflix series Hollywood, which recreates the 1948 Oscars ceremony but with different winners, including the actor’s gay lover, Archie Coleman, and Chinese actress Anna May Wong. Photo: Netflix

Hollywood on Netflix: and the Oscar goes to … Rock Hudson’s gay lover – 1948 Academy Awards recreated but with Chinese, black, and homosexual winners

  • Real-life characters Anna May Wong, Hattie McDaniel and Rock Hudson mingle with fictional ones at the 1948 Academy Awards, where the winners are a surprise
  • Writer Ryan Murphy says he wanted to give happy endings to film industry players of the era who missed out on Oscars due to their race or sexual orientation
Topic |   Cinema
Jake Picking plays Rock Hudson in the Netflix series Hollywood, which recreates the 1948 Oscars ceremony but with different winners, including the actor’s gay lover, Archie Coleman, and Chinese actress Anna May Wong. Photo: Netflix
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