Sign in. When Dana takes a turn for the worse, Alice keeps vigil at her bedside; Carmen drops the unexpected on Shane; Bette finds inner peace elusive; Jenny introduces her ex-husband to Max; Tina settles in Tina learns the truth about Candace; Dana loses a friend but gains a fiancee; Jenny finds herself in another romantic quandary involving Marina that pushes Tim further away.
Groundbreaking lesbian TV series The L Word is set to return, with some of the show's original cast signing on to reprise their roles. According to The Hollywood Reporterthe trailblazing series, which originally ran from towill be brought back to life by Showtime - with Jennifer Beals BetteKatherine Moennig Shane and Leisha Hailey Alice each returning as cast-members and executive producers. Just saw the L Word is returning.
It was a different time, then. Leisha Hailey was the only out lesbian in the main cast. Karina Lombard, Mia Kirshner and Laurel Holloman had all hinted at or embraced the bisexual label at some point, but both Laurel and Karina have since redacted the identification.
Like so many other young women and gender non-binary people, I am hooked on The L Word a generation after it aired. The show — trashy, outdated and in many ways problematic — got many things right. Despite all this, I cringed when I first started watching the show.
Kate Moennig has captivated us for years, and the actress and celesbian icon continues to intrigue audiences with her timeless appeal. AE: Kate, thank you so much for taking the time to do this. Can you share a little about the film and what drew you to the role?
Who will Shane hook up with this week? Will Jenny ever get it together? These were just a few of the thoughts that ran through our minds on any given Sunday.
Shane has a reputation for loving 'em and leaving 'em, but she is fiercely loyal to her friends. Kate Moennig was born December 29,and grew up in Philadelphia. She is the daughter of a Broadway dancer and a violin maker.
The series follows an ensemble cast of friends, the majority of whom are lesbian women, who live in West HollywoodCalifornia. The series' premise originated with Ilene ChaikenMichele Abbot, and Kathy Greenberg; Chaiken is credited as the primary creator of the series, and also served as its executive producer. The L Word was co-created by Ilene ChaikenMichele Abbot, and Kathy Greenberg; Chaiken served as the primary creator and executive director of the series, as well as a writer and director.
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