Netflix Picks Up New Drama Series With Miss Benny Set To Star

Although The CW passed away Glamour Three years ago, the series was set to find new life as Netflix ordered the LGBTQ+ drama to series. Coming from Damon Wayans Jr. and Jordan Nodinothe show centers on the journey of self-discovery of a gender-nonconforming queer young man, featuring the singer and More complete house star Miss Benny in the lead role of Marco Mejia. The series is set to air ten episodes for its first season on the streamer.

The plot of Glamour is a little different than when it was just a pilot for The CW. In the new version, Marco’s life was in a rut until he got the opportunity to work for legendary makeup mogul Madolyn Addison. The new opportunity and the lease on life gives him a new chance to discover himself and find out what he really wants from his life as well as what it really means to be queer. Originally, the premise was more about the clumsiness of a high school graduate and YouTuber landing an internship at a cosmetics company whose products they flaunted online, but it doesn’t seem like any of that stuff is stuck. in the redeveloped version. The show now feels more character driven, taking a closer look at Marco and how he finds his way in the world.


Benny, aka Ben J. Pierce, is the only holdover from the original script with a casting call underway to find their co-star Madolyn Addison. They made history More complete house together, portraying the series’ first openly gay character in Casey, Ramona’s friend and an intern for Gibbler Style Party Planning. Among their other credits are roles in American Horror Stories, Love, Victorand Doxxed. Benny also has his own YouTube channel with various music videos for several of their singles, including “One Damn Good Mistake” and “That’s My Man”.

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CBS Studios is producing the series for Netflix with Wayans and Kameron Tarlow executive producer for Two Shakes Entertainment. Nardino wrote the series and is also an executive producer. Wayans and Nardino are currently locked in overall deals with CBS Studios and have been involved in Glamour since its creation. Unlike the cast, which originally had Brooke Shields on board as Benny’s co-star, the creative team remained intact.

No release window is currently known for Glamour. When it debuts on Netflix, it will mark another overlooked project from The CW that the streamer has sought to salvage. They saved Insatiable in 2017 and now Glamour will get a chance to fulfill their potential.

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