Ru Paul’s ‘AJ and the Queen’ Season 1: Netflix Release Date, Plot, Cast & Trailer

Review Ethan / 2023-01-30 21:33:59

The first Original Comedy Series by RuPaul, AJ, and the Queen will be available on Netflix starting January 2020. We’re expecting the series to be a smash hit across the globe thanks to the millions of people that tune in to RuPaul’s beloved reality series RuPaul’s Drag Race. As RuPaul is the star of the show, expect to see lots of glamour, sass and glitz. Here’s everything we know about AJ and the Queen, including the Netflix release date, plot, cast and trailer.

RuPaul and Michael Patrick King created AJ and Queen, a Netflix Original Comedy Series. King and RuPaul both wrote the series. They also served as executive producers. Along with Warner Bros. Television, MPK Productions was involved in the production of the AJ and the Queen. Also starring in the series is RuPaul himself, who has been acknowledged as the world’s most famous drag queen, thanks to his commercial and critical success.

What is the Netflix release date of AJ and Queen season 1 on Netflix?

Netflix will release the first season of AJ & The Queen on January 10, 2019,

Is AJ or the Queen available to me?

This series will be released globally as a Global Original.

Is there a plot between AJ and Queen?

Popular drag queen Ruby Red has saved $100,000 for her club. However, her boyfriend stole all her money and fled leaving her almost broke. Ruby Red sets out on a road trip in an RV in order to raise money for her club. Ruby Red is joined by AJ, an elfen-year-old stowaway orphan who can speak her mind and has no problems speaking her mind.

RuPaul as Ruby Red in AJ and the Queen

What are the cast members for AJ and Queen Season 1?

These cast members were confirmed to appear on AJ and Queen Season 1:

Role Cast Member Where Have I Seen/Heard Them Before?
Ruby Red RuPaul RuPaul’s Drag Race | To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything | Grace & Frankie
AJ Izzy G. A Violent Separation | The Highwaymen | Wings
Louis Michael-Leon Wooley The Princess and the Frog | Dreamgirls | Injustice 2
Hector/Damian Sanchez Josh Segarra Arrow | Trainwreck | Overboard
Lady Danger Tia Carrere Wayne’s World | True Lies | Lilo & Stitch
Brianna Katerina Tannenbaum Better Call Saul | Entangled | Sweetbitter
Officer Kennedy Matthew Wilkas The Mummy | Gayby | Top Five
Tianna Shawana Carter This Is Us | Insecure | No Good Nick


Where and when was production for AJ?

In January 2019, filming took place at Warner Brothers Burbank Studios for AJ's and Queen's films.

RuPaul as Ruby Red in AJ and the Queen

What number of episodes will be the premiere season?

Ten episodes will be featured in the first season of AJ & Queen! The entire series will be streamable upon its release.

How long does each episode last?

If past comedy series like GLOW and Living With Yourself are any indication, then AJ episodes of Queen will last approximately 30 minutes.

Are AJ and Queen available for streaming in 4K?

Netflix demands that all its Originals be streamable in 4K. Therefore, AJ will be streamable in 4K.

Will any of the Drag Queens from RuPaul’s drag race feature in AJ and the Queen?

Many drag queens will appear throughout AJ/the Queen, but not all have been included.

One of the only drag queens to be listed on AJ and the Queen is James Leyva, who appeared as Valentina in RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars.

James Leyva as Valentina in RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars

Is Netflix showing the trailer of AJ and Queen?

Subscribers will love Ru Paul's plans for them and AJ, we think.

Is there a chance we will see the second season?

As the series hasn’t been listed as limited, we could potentially see further seasons of AJ and the Queen.

The success of the Original in its first few months will determine how it performs. This is what Renewal ultimately comes down to. RuPaul, a reality star and well-known for his large-than life personality is immensely popular. Many people will be eager to tune in to RuPaul's reality series, thanks to his fame.

We’re fully expecting AJ and the Queen to be incredibly popular with subscribers and fully expect to see a second season in the future.

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