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Kristen Stewart announces casting call for “super gay ghost-hunting” reality series
Kristen Stewart has announced a casting call for a “super gay ghost-hunting” reality series.The Spencer actress recently took to social media to announce the new project, calling on all ghost hunters and mediums to audition for the upcoming show.“I am scarily excited to announce that I’m teaming up with Scout, the producers of Queer Eye, Legendary and The Hype on the most gayest, most funnest, most titillating queer ghost-hunting show ever,” says Stewart in an Instagram video shared by her hairstylist and friend CJ Romero.“We need to find the most incredible LGBTQ+ ghost hunters, paranormal specialists, mediums, psychics, investigators who will lead the pack on this super gay ghost-hunting adventure.”Those from the LGBTQ+ community who seek to apply for the show can visit this website and fill out a questionnaire, where they’ll be asked about their experiences with paranormal activity.A post shared by Cj Romero (@cjromero)Stewart first announced that she was working on the reality series in an interview with The New Yorker back in 2021.“Gay people love pretty things,” she said at the time. “So we are aiming for a richness.” The actress also described the project as “a paranormal romp in a queer space.”An official title for the project or how it will be formatted is yet to be revealed.Stewart recently appeared in David Cronenberg’s new horror film Crimes of the Future, which reportedly sparked walkouts in the first five minutes – due to the gory scenes – when screened at the Cannes Film Festival in May.Addressing the audience reaction, Stewart told Vulture: “Before the credits lifted, it was dead silent.
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‘Crimes of the Future’ Film Review: David Cronenberg Plays the Hits, But Always With Style
“Crimes of the Future” will be David Cronenberg’s final film — never believe a director who says they’re quitting — but it definitely feels like a closing argument, one that both reaffirms the filmmaker’s favorite themes and stylistic choices while also reflecting a shift in his point of view.We’ve been here before with Cronenberg; his 1999 “Existenz” also had the feel of a greatest-hits collection. But for audiences starved for brash choices from one of the cinema’s boldest living provocateurs, even a rehash seems fresher than corporate-assembled, focus-group-approved content.Should this be the Canadian auteur’s final feature, he won’t be leaving on a high note: “Crimes of the Future” won’t be remembered alongside masterpieces like “Dead Ringers,” “The Fly,” “The Brood,” or “Crash.” Nonetheless, as a writer-director, Cronenberg continues to plumb his obsessions, both narrative and visual, and he brings enough energy and bravado to the mix to make this an oft-told story that he’s recounting as though for the first time.Borrowing the title (but little else) from one of his earliest films, “Crimes of the Future” takes place in a near-future dystopia where pain has become a thing of the past and surgery is both a hot trend and the source of a new brand of performance art.
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