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Here's the First Trailer for Oscar-Hopeful Trans Film 'Monica'
- Monica stars Trace Lysette and Patricia Clarkson.
Trace Lysette tells why trans actors should get first dibs at transgender roles
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‘Monica’ Film Review: Trace Lysette and Patricia Clarkson Find Aching Truth in Hushed Family Drama
Venice Film Festival 2022: Writer-director Andrea Pallaoro frames Lysette in scenarios where she seems isolated and trapped, like Monica Vitti in vintage Michelangelo AntonioniThanks for your feedback!
‘Monica’ Star Trace Lysette’s Milestone Moment With Venice Premiere This Weekend
When Trace Lysette got to Venice for the premiere of the Andrea Pallaoro-directed drama Monica, she learned that she becomes the first Trans actress to headline a competition film here. Lysette plays the title character, a Trans woman who comes home to care for the mother who rejected her years ago, The young woman has […]Thanks for your feedback!
Trace Lysette Digs Deep for Venice Festival Film ‘Monica’
By ALISSA SIMON Actress, producer and musician Trace Lysette, known for her recurring role as Shea on all five seasons of Amazon’s “Transparent,” and for her appearance alongside Jennifer Lopez and Constance Wu in “Hustlers,” takes her career to a new level with a heart-rending turn in the title role of Venice competition title “Monica.” […]Thanks for your feedback!
Andrea Pallaoro on Directing ‘Transparent’ Star Trace Lysette in ‘Monica’
Italian director Andrea Pallaoro is back on the Lido with English-language drama “Monica,” starring transgender actor Trace Lysette (“Transparent”) as a woman who returns home to the Midwest to care for her dying mother, played by Patricia Clarkson. His sophomore feature, “Hannah,” premiered at Venice with star Charlotte Rampling winning the festival’s Coppa Volpi for […]Thanks for your feedback!
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See Drag Race star Kylie Sonique Love in major movie debut Dope Queens , about San Francisco's iconic trans district
EW exclusively reveals first-look photos of the RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars 6 winner's first big-screen role alongside Hustlers' Trace Lysette and Empire's Alexandra Grey.Thanks for your feedback!
Indie ‘Dope Queens’ Casts Alexandra Grey, Pierson Fodé and Trace Lysette
“Dope Queens,” a new indie film celebrating San Francisco’s famed Tenderloin neighborhood, has set its lead cast. Alexandra Grey (“Empire,” “Gossamer Folds”), Pierson Fodé (the upcoming “The Man From Toronto,” “Dynasty”) and Trace Lysette (“Hustlers”) will star in the project from writer-director Grafton Doyle. Described as a romantic thriller, the film will follow three friends […]Thanks for your feedback!
Trans Reality TV Star Miriam Rivera’s Show Is Subject of Investigative Series From ‘Dr. Death’ Podcast Studio Wondery (EXCLUSIVE)
Podcast studio Wondery has set up “Harsh Reality,” a six-part investigative series on trans reality TV star Miriam Rivera’s controversial 2004 British reality dating show “There’s Something About Miriam.” The series aims to unpack the true story of the show, starring Mexican model Rivera, which aired on Sky. Set in a villa in Ibiza, the […]Thanks for your feedback!
Trans Rappers Team Up for Blazing 'Taser in My Telfar Bag' Single
Trace Lysette and Chanel Jole team up with gay rapper Cazwell for their latest important bop!Thanks for your feedback!
‘Transparent’ Actress Trace Lysette Signs With Anonymous Content
EXCLUSIVE: Transparent actress Trace Lysette has signed with Anonymous Content. Lysette is best known for her recurring role as Shea, a transgender yoga teacher, in Amazon Prime Video’s Transparent from 2014-2019. Other small-screen credits include Pose, Blunt Talk, RuPaul’s Drag Race, Midnight, Texas, and David Makes Man. She also appeared in the Netflix documentary Disclosure as […]Thanks for your feedback!
Josh Close Joins Cast Of Andrea Pallaoro Film ‘Monica’
EXCLUSIVE: Josh Close (Fargo, Solace) has joined the cast of Andrea Pallaoro’s Monica. He’ll appear in the dramatic feature alongside previously announced cast members Trace Lysette (Hustlers), Patricia Clarkson (Sharp Objects), Emily Browning (American Gods) and Adriana Barraza (Babel). Monica follows a woman of the same name (Lysette) who returns home to the Midwest for the first […]Thanks for your feedback!