Newcomer Elliot Fletcher will portray
Noah, a recurring transgender character, in the upcoming third season
of MTV's Faking It.
According to The Hollywood Reporter,
Fletcher was picked following a nationwide casting call on YouTube
for trans actors and actresses.
Noah is “charismatic, confident and
hip and is equal parts charming and vulnerable,” The
Hollywood Reporter wrote of the character. “He is the the
boy next door with a leather jacket and a rock 'n' roll attitude who
plays guitar or bass for a band that competes in a battle of the
Faking It, which features gay,
straight, bisexual and intersexed characters, will have its diversity
boosted with the addition of Noah.
GLAAD, which worked with the show's
producers in developing the character, said that Fletcher will first
appear in the show's fourth episode. Season 3 of Faking It
premiers Tuesday, March 15 on MTV.