Over the last few years Q. Allan Brocka has been a bit of a one-man LGBT film industry with the likes of Rick & Steve The Happiest Gay Couple In All The World, the award-winning Boy Culture and the popular Eating Out series of rom-coms.
Now though he’s heading online to direct upcoming episodes of the web series People You Know. Season One, Part One of the show has been online for a while, but now Brocka has signed on to direct Season One, Part Two of the gay dramedy. Created by Baltimore Russell and John Dylan DeLaTorre, People you Know is described as ‘a provocative series where the seven deadly sins corrupt a group of thirty-something urbanites, threatening their chance for happiness and love, as they strive to achieve their dreams while surviving the drama. At every turn, these friends get pushed to the limit and run the risk of losing all they hold dear.’
“I’m excited to be a part of People you Know. I love the serialized aspect of the show and can’t wait to get on set with all the actors and really amp up the drama,” Allan says about joining the series. “The character’s storylines are seamlessly interwoven with each other allowing me the opportunity to really play up the dramatic tension throughout the series.”
Season 1, Part 2 will begin filming in June for seven new episodes. It’s currently slated for release Winter 2015. You can take take a look at a promo for the pilot episode below. [Read more…]