Jim Parsons (left) and Andrew Rannells in a scene from Netflix’s remake of gay classic The Boys in the Band. Photo: AP Jim Parsons (left) and Andrew Rannells in a scene from Netflix’s remake of gay classic The Boys in the Band. Photo: AP
Jim Parsons (left) and Andrew Rannells in a scene from Netflix’s remake of gay classic The Boys in the Band. Photo: AP

Jim Parsons on all-gay The Boys in the Band remake for Netflix: ‘There was a tribal aspect I didn’t realise I belonged to’

  • The Big Bang Theory actor leads an all-gay cast that includes Zachary Quinto, Andrew Rannells, and Matt Bomer, who all acted in a 2018 Broadway revival of play
  • The original play and William Friedkin’s 1970 film were considered groundbreaking 50 years ago. Parsons made sense of the script by seeing it as a period piece

Topic |   Netflix
Jim Parsons (left) and Andrew Rannells in a scene from Netflix’s remake of gay classic The Boys in the Band. Photo: AP Jim Parsons (left) and Andrew Rannells in a scene from Netflix’s remake of gay classic The Boys in the Band. Photo: AP
Jim Parsons (left) and Andrew Rannells in a scene from Netflix’s remake of gay classic The Boys in the Band. Photo: AP
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