Hulu has given fans its first look at their upcoming Love, Simon spinoff series, Love, Victor and set an official release date!
Set in the world of the 2018 groundbreaking film Love, Simon,, the series follows Victor, a new student at Creekwood High School on his own journey of self-discovery, facing challenges at home, adjusting to a new city, and struggling with his sexual orientation. When it all seems too much, he reaches out to Simon to help him navigate the ups and downs of high school.
Originally set to debut on Disney+, the 10-episode dramedy series will now premiere as a Hulu Original series on June 19.
Love, Victor will explore Victor’s colorful and complex world, from his loving family, to his new friends and first crushes.
Check out the first steamy new footage from Hulu’s upcoming Love, Simon spinoff series Love, Victor below!
The series stars Michael Cimino (Anabelle Comes Home) as Victor alongside Ana Ortiz (Whiskey Cavalier, Ugly Betty) as Isabel, Victor’s smart and warm mother who loves her husband and her family, but is under a lot of pressure as they move their family across the country.
The cast also includes James Martinez (One Day at a Time) as Armando, Victor’s regular blue collar “guy’s guy” father who loves his family deeply and works hard for his family. Isabella Ferreira (Orange Is the New Black) plays Pilar, Victor’s sullen younger sister in the throes of teenage angst, while Mateo Fernandez will make his acting debut as Adrian, Victor’s adorable, good-natured little brother.
Rachel Naomi Hilson stars as Mia, Victor’s whip-smart friend with a quick wit and easy laugh, with Bebe Wood as her quirky and social media-obsessed best friend, Lake. George Sear portrays Benjie, Victor’s confident and charming classmate, with Anthony Turpel as Felix, Victor’s lanky, awkward new neighbor, and Mason Gooding as Andrew, Creek wood’s cocky and popular basketball-loving jock.
The film’s original writers Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger (both from This Is Us) serve as executive producers on Love, Victor alongside Brian Tanen (Grand Hotel), Jason Ensler (The Passage), Isaac Klausner (The Hate U Give), Marty Bowen (First Man), Adam Fishbach (Narcos), Wyck Godfrey (I, Robot), Pouya Shahbazian (Divergent) and Adam Londy.
Love, Victor premieres June 19 only on Hulu.