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Joel Kim Booster Gives Formalwear a Twist With Yellow Corset for Gotham Awards 2022

Joel Kim Booster arrived at the 2022 Gotham Awards in New York City on Nov. 28 in a yellow corset. For the occasion, where the actor and the rest of his “Fire Island” cast members were honored with the Film Tribute Award, he wore a classic black suit jacket with slouchy black suit pants. He put a twist on the outfit by wearing a yellow lace-up corset underneath that left his chest exposed and accented his black suit jacket with a lapel pin shaped like the sun.More from WWDAmerican Music Awards 2022 Red Carpet ArrivalsBaby2Baby Gala 2022 Red Carpet ArrivalsRock &...
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Joel Kim Booster, Matt Rogers Defend Streaming Releases for Rom-Coms: “People Are Going to See Movies Differently”

Fire Island stars Joel Kim Booster and Matt Rogers say that some of the “wrong lessons” were taken from Bros. box office performance and the word-of-mouth success of their rom-com. While appearing at the Gotham Awards on Monday night to accept the ensemble tribute along with his co-stars in the Searchlight Pictures’ film, actor, comedian and writer Booster addressed the discussion around movie distribution in the streaming era. More from The Hollywood ReporterBilly Eichner Addresses 'Bros' Box Office and Release Strategy, Saying It Was a "Bold Swing"'Bros' Director, Producer Open Up About "Confusing" Opening Weekend and the Fierce Debate It...
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Fire Island's Joel Kim Booster wants to do more gay Jane Austen adaptations

Joel Kim Booster – writer and star of Fire Island – has said he wants to do more gay Jane Austen adaptations. Discussing his movie Fire Island, a reimagining of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, Booster said adapting the novel was itself a "fun exercise" and that he would consider doing it again (via IndieWire).
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Loot star Joel Kim Booster says season 1 finale 'completely changes the trajectory of the show'

Nicholas' (Joel Kim Booster) stage play debut is even more important than a potential Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston reunion. In EW's exclusive first look at episode 9, "Cahoga Lake" (above), Molly's (Maya Rudolph) trusted assistant helps her start her day with fresh Japanese flame lilies ("They're Asian, beautiful, and a little bit toxic — just like me," he quips) and a regal Alexander McQueen number.
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Kumail Nanjiani, Joel Kim Booster, and More Remember Comedian Jak Knight

Actors, comedians, and Hollywood insiders remembered comedian and Bust Down star Jak Knight following his death at the age of 28 on Friday, with many taking to social media to post tributes. Knight’s family confirmed the news to The Hollywood Reporter. His Big Mouth co-star Kumail Nanjiani remembered Knight as a “hilarious comedian and great guy,” while writer Joel Kim Booster called him a “singular talent, actually funny and genuinely kind person.” Others knew Knight from the stage; comedian Solomon Georgio remembered performing on a show with him and how Knight “didn’t hold back a single punch” during his set. Below are their full tributes and more to the late comedian.
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Joel Kim Booster is savoring the moment

With "Fire Island," "Loot" and "Psychosexual" released just weeks apart, writer, actor and comedian Joel Kim Booster is enjoying a long, successful summer. (July 13) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress. Website: https://apnews.com. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/. ​. You can license this story through AP Archive: http://www.aparchive.com/metadata/youtube/2c544dd6804440a18ed321a9feecfead.
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Fresh Air Weekend: Novelist Mat Johnson; Comic Joel Kim Booster

Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This week:. Real life or satire? Novelist Mat Johnson...
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Best Of: Novelist Mat Johnson / Comic Joel Kim Booster

Mat Johnson's new satirical novel, Invisible Things, is set in the future, on a moon of Jupiter, in an artificial ecosystem designed to replicate life on Earth. We talk about writing satire in our current political climate, mass denialism in America, and being a caretaker of his late mother. Nick...