‘Generation’ Trailer: In Lena Dunham’s Show, Everyone’s A Little Queer

via HBO Max HBO Max’s upcoming series Generation might be the first major teen show that fully embraces the “yeah, Gen-Z is all a little queer” sentiment from the first seconds of the trailer. It’s set to Todrick Hall’s “I Like Boys,” after all. Justice Smith, of Detective Pikachu fame, plays lead character Chester who is both unapologetically himself and, […]

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‘Generation’: HBO Max Chases Its Own ‘Euphoria’ from Father/Daughter Writing Duo

What better way to connect to today’s youths than to have one of their very own as a co-creator? That’s what inspired Daniel Barnz and Ben Barnz, the married creative duo behind Jennifer Aniston’s 2014 film “Cake” and 2008’s early-career Elle Fanning starrer “Phoebe in Wonderland.” In the past, Daniel typically served as writer and director, while Ben produced most […]

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Martha Plimpton Joins Lena Dunham-Produced HBO Max Pilot ‘Generation’

Martha Plimpton (Raising Hope) is set as a lead in half-hour dramedy Generation, HBO Max’s pilot from 17-year-old Zelda Barnz, her father Daniel Barnz and executive producer Lena Dunham. Primetime-Panic Your Complete Guide to Pilots and Straight-to-Series orders Written by Zelda and Daniel Barnz, Generation is a dark yet playful half-hour dramedy that follows a group of high school students […]

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'The L Word: Generation Q' casts 'Queen Sugar' and 'One Mississippi' stars

The L Word: Generation Q‘s cast has added two more names to its roster. EW can exclusively reveal that actors Brian Michael (Queen Sugar) and Stephanie Allynne (One Mississippi) have been cast in the much-anticipated sequel to Showtime’s lesbian drama that aired from 2004-2009. Generation Q will follow a new group of LGBTQIA characters who interact with original series characters […]

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