There’s no stopping the Fab Five!
On Friday, Netflix introduced that Queer Eye was renewed for a 3rd season, with the co-hosts Antoni Porowski (Food & Wine), Bobby Berk (Interior Design), Karamo Brown (Culture), Jonathan Van Ness (Grooming) and Tan France (Fashion) headed to Kansas City, Missouri.
Production on the all-new, eight-episode season begins on July 16, with a debut on Netflix slated for 2019.
The information comes after the celebrated reboot was nominated for 4 Emmys, together with Structured Reality Program, Casting, Picture Editing and Cinematography classes.
“I’m so honored to just be nominated,” Van Ness informed ET shortly after the nominations had been introduced. “And to be able to have this platform to be visible for other people that see themselves in me, and identify with me in any way. And not just with me, but also Antoni, Tan, Bobby and Karamo, and everyone that’s made Queer Eye a reality. To be recognized at all, we’ve already won.”
The reboot’s success comes 14 years after the unique collection, then titled Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, received a 2004 Emmy for Outstanding Reality Program. While the present proved to be a cultural phenomenon then, Van Ness had “no idea” how the brand new model would land — or how shortly it could turn into a part of the zeitgeist in two quick seasons.
“Having the original cast’s support and their blessing has been amazing,” he mentioned.
“The show is breaking down barriers through the stereotypes; we get to see [the Fab Five] as more than just the little gay boxes that everyone wants to put them in,” creator and government producer David Collins informed ET in regards to the significance of the present forward of the reboot’s premiere, with France including of Netflix’s international attain: “This gives us an opportunity to help educate the world about who we are, that we are very much multiracial and multifaceted. We represent every community, we are every man.”