Actor Luke Macfarlane wants a musical sequel with Billy Eichner

Are we witnessing the beginning of the cinematic universe “Bruce”?

Billy Eichner stars in Universal Pictures rom-com as director of the Museum of LGBTQ History who falls in love with a great lawyer (Luke Macfarlane). After recording positive feedback in TIFF, diverse He was on the red carpet at the movie’s New York City premiere Tuesday night to ask if a potential sequel could be in the works.

“Billy and I’m kidding [the possibilities]”I’m not sure what it’s going to be,” MacFarlane said. diverse. “The truth is, in any relationship, those first months are the best. Then the reality of life begins and you have to figure out how you are going to spend all that time with someone.”

“I’m confident Billy Eichner will excel at creating something smart three years down the road.”

MacFarlane hopes that a second film will include musical scenes. “The only thing I said to Billy was, ‘I want a chance to sing too,’ so he should find a chance for me to sing a song. [Billy] Sings beautifully! “

Donna Langley, Judd Apatow, Billy Eichner, Luke MacFarlane and Jeff Shell at the “Bros” New York Premiere held at AMC Lincoln Square on September 20, 2022 in New York City.

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Jim Rush, who plays a bisexual board member of the Museum of LGBTQ History in the movie, is ready for a musical sequel. “I’ve been taking singing lessons during the pandemic, so I’m totally prepared. I’m excited too, so I can score some high notes,” Rush said. diverse.

Jay Branum, who plays Eichner’s best friend in the movie, said he’d like to see a gay rude cop movie. “That’s the next logical step. You have ‘Bridesmaids’ and then you get ‘Heat’,” he said.

When diverse Asked producer Judd Apatow what would be the best idea for a minor film, defending a blackboard film at the LGBTQ Museum: “I think they all would definitely make a great movie.”

Eichner also spoke about the surprise return of “Billy on the Street,” his popular show produced by Funny or Die that ended in 2017. The comedian played shy about whether he would make more episodes in the future.

“For special occasions like this, you never know,” he said. “I wouldn’t do it as regularly as I did. When there’s a reason to bring it back, I probably will.”

The new sequel to “Billy on the Street” featured Eichner running the streets of New York City with Paul Rudd to convince straight people to see “Brothers.”

“I love Paul Rudd. He is fearless. He is one of the best Billy on the Street guests ever,” said Eichner. “We couldn’t do Billy on the Street during the height of the coronavirus outbreak. I also need a break from it. I’ve been doing this for so long, I’ve been so focused on “Bros.” It’s a whole real moment to do “Billy on the Street” for my own movie. I’ve never done that.”

“Bros” will premiere in theaters on September 30th.


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