Gentlemen, Start Your Engines! RuPaul Just Got A TV Series Based On His Fabulous Life

Queen will explore his rise from club kid to drag queen, to international gay superstar.

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Grab your wigs and tit tape, ladies, because RuPaul is finally getting a television series based on his sequined-covered, stilleto-stomping life.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the Hulu dramedy will be titled Queen and will be loosely based on the drag queen's journey to stardom, set in 1980s New York during the Ronald Reagan era.

Born in San Diego in 1960, RuPaul (otherwise known as RuPaul Andre Charles) started out his career in performing arts before making the big move to New York City to become a firm favourite in the nightclub and drag scene.

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He first shot to game with debut single 'Supermodel (You Better Work)' in 1993, with subsequent hits 'Jealous Of My Boogie' to 'Sissy That Walk' defining the pre-millenium party era in the Big Apple.

Now, the star is best known for his work as host of VH1's infamous drag-queen competition RuPaul's Drag Race (which saw Rupaul win his first Emmy in 2016), years after becoming the face of MAC Cosmetic's VIVA Glam initiative — a campaign to raise money to fight HIV/AIDS through the sale of lip cosmetic products.

RuPaul is set to executive produce the show, alongside Star Wars director J.J Abrams, and Orange Is The New Black script-writer Gary Lennon.

The star recently revealed he'd like Willow Smith to play him on screen, adding: 'Interview magazine in those days was my Bible. I grew up in San Diego wanting to be Andy Warhol.'

In the words of RuPaul: 'Good luck, and don't f*ck it up'.

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