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‘Brokeback Mountain’ is getting a stage adaptation & its two new lead stars have queer fans cheering

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Brokeback Mountain, which centers on two Wyoming cowboys who start a decades-long intimate relationship while herding sheep in 1963, is heading to London’s West End, reported Variety.Making the movie changed him.

Watching it changed us, too.The stage version comes nearly two decades after Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal starred as the rugged lovers Ennis and Jack, respectively, in Ang Lee’s 2005 Oscar-winning film adaptation.

While both Ledger and Gyllenhaal were nominated, the film won Academy Awards for director, score and adapted screenplay.This time around, Lucas Hedges, who received a Golden Globe nomination for the gay conversion therapy drama Boy Erased, and Mike Faist, West Side Story‘s BAFTA-nominated Riff, star as Ennis and Jack.Just announced, Brokeback Mountain!

This world premiere stage adaptation stars Mike Faist and Lucas Hedges in their West End debuts, script by Ashley Robinson, songs by @DanGSells and directed by Jonathan Butterell.

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