If you were worried that "Pose" (which is about to air its Season 1 finale) would end on a cliff-hanger, it's all good: The Ryan Murphy-produced series was just renewed for a second season.
"Ryan Murphy has once again revolutionized television with 'Pose,' an incredibly engaging story of creativity, courage, compassion, love and family at a pivotal time in our culture,” said FX chief John Landgraf about the series. It's set in the NYC trans community in the ’80s and stars the most trans actors in TV history.
Murphy, who has also brought us TV hits "Glee," "American Horror Story," and most recently the Emmy-nominated "The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story," calls the series "the highlight of my career."
Murphy co-created the show with Brad Falchuk and Steven Canals. Canals and Silas Howard serve as co-executive producers, with Janet Mock, Our Lady J, and Erica Kay as producers.
Landgraf added, "As television critics have universally acknowledged, there is simply nothing like 'Pose' on TV, so effortlessly excelling on every creative level and earning a place in television history for its infectiously inclusive spirit." He said he was happy that the " the incredible cast and crew to [will be able to] continue this groundbreaking journey that is 'Pose.'”
The series stars include Mj Rodriguez as Blanca, Dominique Jackson as Mother of the rival House of Abundance, and Billy Porter as MC Pray Tell. Murphy regular Evan Peters stars as rising Trump employee Stan who falls for the trans Angel (Indya Moore). Kate Mara costars as Stan's wife, Patty, and James Van Der Beek as his unscrupulous boss.