RuPaul’s Drag Race will start its first-at any time U.K. variation in 2019.
Host and head judge RuPaul stated in a statement Wednesday that he is “past excited” to carry the reality competition to BBC 3.
“It is a dream come correct to prolong our royal family to the United Kingdom with our associates at BBC Three,” the star stated. “I am beyond psyched to celebrate the huge charisma, uniqueness, nerve and expertise of the Queen’s queens.”
“And in advance of any individual asks, sure, we would be thrilled to have Meghan Markle be part of us, as we are already preparing a ‘Royal-Mom-To-Be’ runway problem,” he additional, referencing the new duchess of Sussex.
Planet of Surprise is manufacturing the new, eight-part collection for BBC Three. RuPaul will govt deliver the exhibit with Planet of Question co-founders Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato, Tom Campbell, Sally Miles and Bruce McCoy.
“Earth of Surprise Productions commenced in the U.K., and the quite a few Queens of England have often been an inspiration, so bringing RuPaul’s Drag Race to BBC 3 is a extremely specific homecoming,” Bailey and Barbarto stated.
— RuPaul (@RuPaul) December 5, 2018
RuPaul stated in a movie on the Entire world of Question official Twitter account that casting is underway for the time.
“Hey tremendous queens, who’s got what it takes to be aspect of our royal family? RuPaul’s Drag Race United kingdom is Officially headed to @bbcthree subsequent year. Which of the Queen’s queens will be topped Terrific Britain’s upcoming drag celebrity?” the publish reads.
Hey super queens, who’s acquired what it normally takes to be element of our royal relatives? 👑 RuPaul’s Drag Race British isles is Formally headed to @bbcthree future year. Which of the Queen’s queens will be crowned Great Britain’s future drag celebrity? ✨ @rupaul pic.twitter.com/KHVU7trv8S
— Earth of Question (@WorldOfWonder) December 5, 2018
The unique RuPaul’s Drag Race was renewed for an 11th season in June. Its spinoff RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars will premiere its fourth year Dec. 14.
By Annie Martin
At first published in UPI Amusement News.