Out actor Matthew Wilkas has joined the
cast of Netflix's upcoming comedy AJ and the Queen.
In AJ and the Queen, RuPaul
Charles, the Emmy-winning host of VH1's RuPaul's Drag Race,
plays Ruby Red, a hapless drag queen who lives in a rundown R/V with
AJ, a recently orphaned 11-year-old. The pair travel from city to
city, with Ruby Red performing each night in a different drag club.
Netflix has ordered 10 episodes.
According to Deadline
Hollywood, Wilkas will play Officer Patrick Kennedy, who is
described as “a macho, gay police officer who is charming, easy
going, and comfortable in his own skin.”
Wilkas is best known for his starring
role in the 2012 film Gayby.
Kenworthy, Matt Wilkas share kiss on live Olympic TV.)