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Gay male ‘Golden Girls’ reboot picked up for development

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

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Gay male ‘Golden Girls’ reboot picked up for development
March 28, 2018 at 2:51 pm EDT | by Mariah Cooper

“Silver Foxes,” a gay male reboot of the sitcom “The Golden Girls,” is one step closer to production.

The series, from writer duo Stan Zimmerman and James Berg who have collaborated on “Gilmore Girls” and “The Golden Girls,” has been picked up for production by production company Super Deluxe.

According to Variety, the 30-minute comedy will follow two, mature gay men and one man’s much younger lover as they rescue their other friend who has been forced back into the closet at his assisted living facility. They bring him back to their Palm Springs home where the four get into plenty of hijinks. Read More

‘Gay Golden Girls’ TV Show Struggles Against Ageism, Not Homophobia

Sunday, July 16th, 2017

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‘Gay Golden Girls’ TV Show Struggles Against Ageism, Not Homophobia
Written by Drew Mackie on July 4, 2017

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What if The Golden Girls returned to television, but with gay men?

That’s a question that might seem redundant to the series’ gay fans, who have long related to Dorothy, Blanche, Rose and Sophia. But now two of the show’s writers, Stan Zimmerman and James Berg, want to make that connection more literal with a revamp of sorts. Should it be realized on the small screen, Silver Foxeswould generate laughs and late-in-life lessons from four older gay men living together. Read More