Ryan Murphy's Hollywood Is About Sex Work as Much as Show Business

Curated via Twitter from W Magazine’s twitter account….

The Politician breakout David Corenswet plays one of three leads on the show, and according to Variety, his character, Jack, comes to Hollywood hoping to make it as an actor, but winds up working for a prostitution ring run out of a gas station by Dylan McDermott’s character. Among his clients?

Criss has promised to no longer play gay characters after doing so multiple times in Murphy shows, and out of the three main characters his storyline is the only one that doesn’t involve sex work and homosexuality (as far as we know so far, anyway).

While the early description of Hollywood called to mind the playful but relatively faithful adaptation of the real Tinsel Town history seen in Feud, it turns out the show will thoroughly filter cinema’s golden age through the Murphy-verse.

While real-life figures like Rock Hudson, Hattie McDaniel, and Gloria Swanson will pop up, a sneak peek event attended by Variety reveals that the series may have just as much to do with the business of sex as it does the business of show.

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