Billy Eichner's gay romantic comedy
Bros will have its world premiere at the Toronto International
Film Festival (TIFF).
Eichner announced the news on
“This feels like a dream,” he
wrote in the post. “I'm SO excited and honored that BROS has
been selected to make its WORLD PREMIERE at #TIFF in Sept!!! See you
in TORONTO!!!! GO BROS!!!!!! @brosthemovie #brosmovie.”
Bros will screen on September 9
at the festival, Eichner said in a video.
The film stars Eichner (Billy on the
Street) and Luke Macfarlane (Brothers
& Sisters) as two gay men with commitment issues who
try to navigate a possible relationship.
Bros breaks ground on several
major fronts. It is the first gay male rom-com from a major studio
and the first studio film to feature an entirely LGBTQ principal
cast. Eichner is also the first out gay man to write, produce, and
star in a major Hollywood movie.
The film also stars Amanda Bearse,
Harvey Fierstein, Bowen Yang, Ts Madison, Symone, Miss Lawrence,
Guillermo Diaz, and Guy Branam.
Bros is scheduled for release on