Not even the global coronavirus pandemic will dampen the spirits of RuPaul’s Drag Race. VH1 is giving fans an inside look at the challenges overcome while filming the historic 13th season of the reality competition series.
The documentary special RuPaul’s Drag Race: Corona can’t keep a good queen down chronicles the difficult and uniquely different season of Endurance race, which was shot in the middle of the pandemic and turned out to be a truly unexpected experience.
The special, produced by VH1 and World of Wonder, features vulnerable interviews with this season’s cast of strong and determined queens, who navigated the challenges of filming in the midst of a pandemic to create a completely unique season of Endurance race.
Additionally, fans will be able to view casting reels, screen tests, testimonial interviews, and behind-the-scenes footage that reveal exactly what it took to implement security protocols and produce meaningful and unforgettable competition.
“In the face of a global pandemic that paralyzed film and television production around the world, the resilience and ingenuity of this season’s queens made it one of the first productions to shoot in the COVID-19 era,” he said chain. shared in a press release announcing the document on Wednesday.
Among this season’s celebrity guests and judges, the show featured Cynthia Erivo, Jamal Sims, Loni Love and Nicole Byer, and featured remote appearances from Anne Hathaway and Scarlett Johansson. The protocols changed the way the show was made, but not the heart and passion that goes into each season.
The cast for season 13, currently airing on VH1, includes Denali, Elliott with 2 Ts, Gottmik, Joey Jay, Kandy Muse, LaLa Ri, Olivia Lux, Rosé, Utica Queen, Symone, Tamisha Iman, Tina Burner and Kahmora Room.
RuPaul’s Drag Race: Corona can’t keep a good queen down airs Friday, February 26 at 8 p.m. ET / PT on VH1.