Let’s go, BL fans, let’s go! Black Sheep’s new digital BL series with Tony Labrusca just unveiled their title and the whole cast—and starring alongside Tony as his love interest is JC Alcantara. The poster for “Hello Stranger” was also revealed earlier today, with both men looking at their laptops and phones leaving us wondering what exactly they’re looking at.
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Say hello to “Hello Stranger”, our first digital series starring Tony Labrusca and JC Alcantara, with Gillian Vicencio, Vivoree Esclito, Patrick Quiroz, and Miguel Almendras – coming to you real soon! ? #HelloStrangerpic.twitter.com/5gHI1Ni6HX
The series also stars Gillian Vicencio, Vivoree Esclito, Patrick Quiroz and Miguel Almendras. We don’t have a set premiere date yet, but the teasers keep saying that it’s coming real soon so we’re refreshing like crazy.
The series is directed by Petersen Vargas who gave us the coming of age drama “2 Cool 2 Be 4gotten” and the first Filipino BL web series “Hanging Out.” His partnership with TEAM Mag for “Hanging Out” tackled the art drag, the difficulties of coming out and ransitioning as well as dealing with HIV—so you know, he isn’t playing when it comes to depicting LGBTQ+ struggles.
For now, while waiting for a teaser we can only speculate what kind of portrayal and representation Tony and JC will bring to a Filipino BL. Here’s hoping Tony’s is as funny as his portrayal of a buff and nearly always naked Jose Rizal in “Ang Babae Sa Septic Tank 3.”