A brand new chapter of Love in Gravity requires a brand new set of voice stars to inform emotional tales concerning the Latin LGBTQ neighborhood.
Gina Torres, Froy Gutierrez, Jessica Marie Garcia, Jake Borelli, Cecilia Suarez, Marcel Ruiz, Lux Pascal, Hamish Linklater, Taylor Misiak and Kris D. Lofton are among the many solid for season two of the critically acclaimed and award-nominated scripted podcast.
The brand new adventures in love this season will construct on final season’s success, which included being shortlisted for a Cannes Lion award in audio innovation. The second installment focuses on normalizing HIV prevention and rising consciousness among the many Latin LGBTQ neighborhood, members of which made up virtually 25 p.c of all HIV diagnoses in 2021.
The seven-episode season, which incorporates one solely in Spanish, follows pop star Jules (Ruiz) and soccer participant Teo (Gutierrez), each on the cusp of stardom, who meet on the ultimate championship sport of the U.S. Soccer Affiliation. Collectively, they combat to seek out what they must be for themselves, one another, their households and their followers, based on Harley & Co., the leisure studio that produces the podcast alongside ViiV Healthcare — the one pharmaceutical firm solely targeted on HIV and AIDS.
“We are going to by no means make a significant affect on HIV till we not solely attain the individuals with causes to stop HIV but in addition have interaction their networks of help,” mentioned ViiV Healthcare Head of U.S. Exterior Affairs Marc Meachem. “The second season of Love in Gravity does simply that — specializing in relationships between moms and sons, relations, faith-based communities and extra in an effort to mannequin conversations that remove stigma and make HIV prevention extra doable.”
Love in Gravity season two, directed by Ranada Shepard, premieres Oct. 5 and is written by former NFL participant R.Ok. Russell, award-winning YA novelist Lilliam Rivera, Black Listing/Latinx Listing successful writer Daniel F. Perez, and author and actor Joél Pérez.