The Spotify Original Gay Pride & Prejudice, a modern interpretation of the Jane Austen classic, debuts May 25. The scripted podcast produced by Gimlet launches with a two-episode drop.
Created and directed by Zackary Grady, with Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Justin Mikita, and Mimi O’Donnell executive producing, the voice cast includes Blake Lee (Cruel Summer), Ferguson (Take Me Out), Rosie O'Donnell (Grease, The Rosie O'Donnell Show), Vella Lovell (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), Javier Muñoz (Hamilton), Matthew Risch (Pal Joey), Maulik Pancholy (Grand Horizons), Rhys Nicholson, Ronald Peet, Sherry Cola, and Marisol Sacramento.
Muñoz voices the role of heartthrob Carlos Bingley, who debuts his new single, "Gimme Chicas." Get a first listen to the song, featuring vocals by Muñoz, lyrics by Zackary Grady, music by Jonathon Roberts, and a trumpet solo by Jonathan Challoner, in the video above. Song mixing is by Shane Hendrickson.
In the series, Bennet, a 30-something non-committal gay man, struggles to find belonging when his chosen family suddenly begins coupling up and settling down.
Listen to the podcast below: