while Hereditary and midsommar, Writer-director Ari Aster found love in the LGBTQ+ community. The community reveled in his instantly iconic horror heroine. “I am your mother!” becomes a meme, re-enacted even in combination with Meghan Trainor’s exuberant bop. Toni Collette angry face hugged together Fierce Grimace of Florence Pugh In GIFs on social media. And now, Astor has given us Broadway diva Patti LuPone as her mother tossing a monologue. bo is afraid.
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Watching the three-hour odyssey of anxiety and mommy issues, I was, of course, marveling at LuPone’s powerful performance. But I also wondered how long it would be before Draghis Queen would lip-sync Monahis Wasserman’s deliciously intense monologues for his performance. So we asked Aster and LuPone what they thought of the possibilities.
In a pair interview with Astor bo is afraidJoaquin Phoenix, I asked Astor if he knew that Toni Collette’s “I am your mother” speech was adapted. Drag performance by amethystrecently blinded RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 15.
Astor was unaware, but overjoyed. “I love it,” he replied. “That’s great. In fact, I’d be very disappointed if Patti’s multiple speeches didn’t make it to the stage.”
In another interview, LuPone was even more enthused. Would she like to see her drag queen give Mona new life on stage?”You know, if they weren’t banned from this country, they would,” she said, Tennessee Proposed Ban About drag performance. “They should do it now. And they should be Ron DeSantis’ oh oh oh’” she stressed, stretching her words while referring to the governor of Florida, who is in charge of homophobia. “Don’t Say Gay” Bill.
“I feel honored, and so should Ali,” she concluded.
bo is afraid Currently in theaters. Look for more interviews from the cast and crew of Mashable.