It's time to remember my name again as
Fame returns to the big screen this September, and the
reinvention of the Oscar-winning film will include a gay character.
Fame follows a group of talented
students at the New York City High School of Performing Arts. They
are dancers, singers, actors and artists looking for their big break.
With the recent popularity of dancing shows and movies, how could
Among the students craving the
spotlight is the character of Kevin, played by Paul McGill.
We know little about Kevin's character
other than he's a dancer that plays a pivotal role in the drama.
The real question surrounding Kevin is
how will producers choose to incorporate his sexuality. The original
film included tortured gay teen Montgomery played by Paul McCrane.
Is Kevin destined to a similar fate 29 years later?
McGill, a Broadway veteran at 21, has
appeared in the Broadway revivals of La Cage aux Folles and
Chorus Line. Last year, he made his silver screen debut as
the title character of Philippe Petit in the documentary hit Man
Fame also stars Kelsey Grammer,
Megan Mullaly, Bebe Neuwirth, Asher Book and Kristy Flores, and opens
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