Emmy Award winner and host of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Rupaul Charles announced a new TV contract.
And this time it’s not about Drag race.
Rupaul is about to change the game show again
Just a few weeks ago, Rupaul made Emmy history with his 11th victory.
Now the international TV star is about to launch the next phase of his career.
Earlier today, it was announced that Rupaul has signed a new television contract with Sony Pictures Television.
Following this, he also announced the launch of his new production company, Ruco.
“Not only am I thrilled and honored to join the Sony Pictures Television family. But I’m also extremely grateful for the opportunity to tell unique stories that move the conversation forward. The creator of Drag Race said in a statement.
The new deal is expected to provide Rupaul with the platform to deliver more diverse content to the mainstream market.
New content to deliver by Ruco goes, “Focus on queer, character-driven dramas, comedies, and animated shows that showcase RuPaul’s brand of positivity, empowerment, humor and music.”
While there have been no details on what programs he plans to roll out, we can’t wait to see how that plays out.
Sony TV’s Jason Clodfelter announced that the company is excited about the work it expects from this new venture. “Ru’s love for everyone correlates with the cultural uniqueness that we seek in our storytelling at Sony Pictures Television. We are honored to be a part of Ru’s continuing historical journey.
No stranger to scripted television
Despite its strong presence on television with Drag raceRupaul is no stranger to scripted television.
With Drag Race rolled out internationally, the TV host recently took to the screen with his own new show last year.
AJ and the Queen played Rupaul and debuted on Netflix in 2020.
Despite good reviews, including an IMDB rating of 7.5 out of 10, the show was canceled after just one season.
Prior to that, Ru had a string of film and television appearances, including his 2016 game show. Gay for pay.
His acting credits include Too Wong Foo, thank you for everything, A very Brady sequel, Ugly Betty and many others.
But who could forget his own show, The RuPaul Show.
Take a peek at some of Rupaul’s greatest movie and TV moments below.
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