Entertainment Turns Out Love, Victor Felt Quite a Bit of Viewer Love on Hulu

00:10  01 july  2020
00:10  01 july  2020 Source:   eonline.com

'Love, Victor' Showrunners on Answering 'Love, Simon's' Critics and Telling a More Difficult Coming Out Story

  'Love, Victor' Showrunners on Answering 'Love, Simon's' Critics and Telling a More Difficult Coming Out Story Hulu's "Love, Simon" sequel series "Love, Victor" opens with a pointed DM to the original film's protagonist: "Screw you." The message comes from the franchise's new main character, Victor Salazar, a 15-year-old high school student struggling to understand his sexuality in the midst of a move to a new town with his conservative, religious parents. He takes issue with the relative ease of Simon's glossy coming out story and its overwhelmingly happy ending. Not everyone has it so easy, Victor insists.

REVIEW: Hulu 's ' Love , Victor ' delivers the same heart as the film that inspired it, but misses Love , Victor — now premiering Wednesday, June 17; I’ve seen all 10 episodes — stars Michael Cimino I only wish the show had been a bit more daring: If Simon Spier could ride that ferris wheel alone in

Love , Victor , a spin-off series developed for Disney+, then moved to Hulu amid eyebrow-raising concerns over mature themes, tries to add conflict Though Simon has moved on to college, his legend persists at Creekwood High, prompting Victor to reach out to him via social media for advice.

Love, Victor made some Hulu 2020 history.

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The sequel series to the flick Love, Simon, the show follows Victor (Michael Cimino) a high schooler struggling with his sexual orientation who reaches out to Simon (Nick Robinson) for guidance. Throughout the show, Victor and Simon write back and forth to each other while Victor navigates his conflicting feelings and navigates his new life at Creekwood.

According to Hulu, Love, Victor was the No. 1 most-watched drama on the streaming platform (licensed and original series) during its premiere week between June 17-23. Note, Love, Victor episodes are 30 minutes long as opposed to normal hour-long dramas. Additionally, Love, Victor was the most-binged original drama series on Hulu in 2020 during its first week and the second most-binged original on Hulu placing behind Solar Opposites.

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Start your free trial to watch Love , Victor and other popular TV shows and movies including new releases, classics, Hulu Start watching Love , Victor . Stream thousands of shows and movies, with plans starting at Determined to figure out his feelings , Victor asks Mia out on their first real date.

“ Love , Victor ,” due out June 19, is a TV spinoff of the 2018 film “ Love , Simon.” Much like its big-screen counterpart, the series follows a high school student But the promotional cycle for “ Love , Victor ” got off to a shaky start in February, when it was announced the series would instead premiere on Hulu in

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On social media, Love, Victor got more new fans than any other Hulu original series in its first week and earned the second highest volume of Twitter conversations of all original Hulu programming to date behind only Veronica Mars. Remember that big Veronica Mars twist? That's why there was all that conversation.

Ahead of the premiere, series co-creator Isaac Aptaker said he was excited for viewers to experience Love, Victor, especially those who haven't seen themselves represented on screen.

"We released a couple little clips and the trailer, and just seeing the response where kids would post reaction videos and seeing kids of color, Latinx kids—LGBTQ Latinx kids in particular—just watching this one minute, fun little clip and having such emotional responses and saying, 'Finally, there's a show I can see myself in, I feel represented. I've never had like a fun, glossy high school show where a kid looks like me and is going through what I'm going through,' and the notion that we're putting out a program that not only those kids watch, but that it's something that they can hopefully sit down and watch with their parents," Aptaker said. "And we'll start conversations and encourage dialogue around issues that are still to this day tricky to talk about just feels really necessary and overdue."

'Love, Victor': 7 Inspiring Life Lessons We Learned From Simon

  'Love, Victor': 7 Inspiring Life Lessons We Learned From Simon Season 1 of the 'Love, Simon' spinoff series is now streaming on Hulu.Simon Spier is full of words of wisdom for Victor Salazar. In Love, Victor, the spinoff series of the 2018 flick Love, Simon, fans meet Victor (Michael Cimino), a student at the same high school where Simon (Nick Robinson) once had his own coming out story.

Hulu has released the official trailer for ' Love , Victor ' — watch the full-length promo. It’s fitting that Love , Victor ‘s official trailer is partially set at a carnival: If these two minutes are any indication When Victor starts to feel overwhelmed, he reaches out to Simon to help him navigate the ups and downs

But the way " Love , Victor " plays out ensures that viewers hoping for an uplifting resolution won't be let down. What may throw the audience, perhaps only by a bit , is the show's obvious effort to blend family drama All 10 episodes of " Love , Victor " are currently streaming on Hulu . Melanie McFarland.

Love, Simon featured the main character embraced by his family and friends almost immediately. With Love, Victor, Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger, writers of the movie and co-creators of the series, said they wanted to explore different types of coming out stories. They heard from viewers that wanted to see "different versions of this story because coming out can look so different for all different kinds of kids," Aptaker said.

"We wanted to make something that sort of was similar in tone and feeling and had that uplift and was sort of a world where ultimately things were to going to work out and be OK, but that tackled a story of a kid who had the odds stacked a bit more against him as he came to terms with his sexuality," he told us.

On the heels of the Love, Victor premiere, Hulu celebrated its first-ever virtual PrideFest on June 28 with performances by Tyler Glenn, Isaac Dunbar and Greyson Chance, all of whom are featured on the Love, Victor soundtrack. PrideFest included a number of additional Love, Victor spotlights including featurettes, clips and easter eggs that allowed users to customize their avatars with outfits inspired by Love, Victor and Love, Simon.

All episodes of Love, Victor season one are now streaming on Hulu.

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