Stan releases trailer for RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under

RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under

• Celebrity guest appearances will be announced soon

Stan today released the trailer for Stan Original Series RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under that will be sashaying to our screens 4pm Saturday 1 May AEST, only on Stan. The show will be releasing a new episode every week.

The brand new 8-part series hosted by RuPaul with judges Michelle Visage and Australian comedian Rhys Nicholson, will see 10 Aussie and Kiwi queens competing on the runway to be Australia’s first ever Drag Race Superstar. Celebrity guest appearances will be announced soon.

The queens who will be racing down the runway soon are: Anita Wigl’it (Auckland, NZ), Art Simone (Geelong, VIC), Coco Jumbo (Sydney, NSW), Elektra Shock (Auckland, NZ), Etcetera Etcetera (Sydney, NSW), JoJo Zaho (Newcastle, NSW), Karen from Finance (Melbourne, VIC), Kita Mean (Auckland, NZ), Maxi Shield (Sydney, NSW) and Scarlet Adams (Perth, WA).

When the series was first announced, Nick Forward, Stan chief content officer, said “You asked for it Australia, and now we’re bringing it to you – finally, our very own Aussie Drag Race, the new Stan Original Series RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under! The series is already a huge hit with our audience, so to now be working with RuPaul and the entire team at World of Wonder to create a local version is beyond a thrill. We can’t wait to reveal all the guest judges and see what our local queens bring to the global sensation that is RuPaul’s Drag Race.”

Host RuPaul, said: “I cannot wait for everyone to see that Down Under queens have some of the biggest charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talents in the world. Thank you to Stan and TVNZ for providing a platform for these outrageous drag artists to share their heart, soul and humour.”

All previous seasons of the RuPaul’s Drag Race franchise are available to stream now on Stan.

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