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WATCH: “As The World Turns” Star Van Hansis Plays Gay Again In “Eastsiders”

In the new indie web series EastSiders, a gay couple tries to pick up the pieces after one of them has been unfaithful.  The show stars writer-director Kit Williamson and Van Hansis, an Emmy nominee for his role as a young gay man on As The World Turns.

The show’s website has more details:

What happens after the world ends? Written and directed by award winning playwright Kit Williamson, EastSiders explores the aftermath of infidelity on a gay couple in Silverlake.  When Cal (Williamson) finds out Thom (Van Hansis) has been cheating on him with Jeremy (Matthew McKelligon), their relationship is turned upside down. Will the lies tear them apart or are they just stubborn enough to stay together forever?

Drunken outbursts and double standards abound in this dark comedy about the sad and funny messes we make out of our lives.  Cal’s best friend Kathy (Constance Wu) is always there for him with a bottle of whiskey in her purse, but she has her own problems with her nice guy boyfriend Ian (John Halbach), even if they’re all in her head.  Stephen Guarino guest stars as a party promoter throwing one last bash before the apocalypse.

EastSiders premieres online on Friday, December 14.

 

By:           Dan Avery
On:           Dec 11, 2012
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  • 2 Comments
    • Jen
      Jen

      This show looks amazing! The whole cast is incredibly talented and Kit Williamson’s writing seems pretty fantastic, if the trailer is any indication. I’ll be watching.

      Dec 11, 2012 at 12:35 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Sylnl
      Sylnl

      Awesome to see Van at work again. Trailer looks VERY promising. Counting the days!

      Dec 11, 2012 at 12:51 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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