Hulu to kick off Halloween slate with Huluween Dragstravaganza
Halloween is Queer Christmas, am I right? Well, the folks over at Hulu are definitely aware of that and have upped the ante on spooktacular queer entertainment this year to get us all in the proper mood.
The streaming giant will unveil its Huluween Dragstravaganza Variety Show on October 1 to kick off their Halloween programming which is set to include highly-anticipated premieres like A Sinister Halloween Scary Opposites Solar Special (10/3), Hellraiser (10/7), The Paloni Show! Halloween Special! (10/17), Antlers (10/11), and legendary favorites like the queer classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show (10/1), The Sixth Sense (10/1), Monster House (10/1), and the Blade trilogy (10/1).
Chilling, can’t-miss TV series include American Horror Stories, The X-Files, Stephen King’s Storm of the Century, SurrealEstate (10/6), the hilarious What We Do in the Shadows and many more. This year also marks the anniversaries of unforgettable classics including Predator (35th Anniversary), The Hand that Rocks the Cradle (30th Anniversary, streaming 10/1), Hotel Transylvania (10th Anniversary), and Buffy the Vampire Slayer series (25th Anniversary).
As for the Dragstravaganza, two world-famous drag superstars, Ginger Minj and Monét X Change, are trapped in the TV – and the only way out is to host a hilarious variety show. Our two drag hosts and a troupe of queens and kings – including Mo Heart, Jujubee, Manila Luzon, Lady Bunny, Jackie Beat, Selene Luna, Landon Cider, and Mario Diaz – take the stage in original musical numbers, sketch comedy, and more. With a special A-list musical guest and surprise cameos to delight horror fans, this is promises to be a Halloween special for the ages.
Get an extra special taste of the Huluween Dragstravaganza with the music video for “The Big Opening,” available to watch below and to stream on all digital platforms via Hollywood Records. Additional original music from the special is to release on September 30.