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Who Is Michael Cimino From ‘Love, Victor’? Actor Reveals Why He Was Drawn to the Role

When the teenager rom com film Love, Simon (which was based mostly on a novel of the identical identify) got here out in 2018, it received each crucial and fan acclaim as a result of it was one of many first movies to function a same-sex teen love story. 

It earned greater than $66 million within the field workplace alone, and there was an outpouring of help for the truth that the movie portrayed a optimistic popping out story for an LGBTQA+ teenager.

It is no shock then {that a} spin-off sequence entitled Love, Victor was introduced in 2019 for Disney+. The sequence was slated to happen in the identical universe as Love, Simon, and it might even embody a cameo from Simon (Nick Robinson) himself.

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The present was later moved from Disney+ to Hulu, upon rumors that it was deemed too risque for Disney+ audiences with underage ingesting and the romances. The transfer was a welcome one for the followers and actors, and Lizzie McGuire star Hilary Duff used it as a mannequin to plead for her reboot to get moved to Hulu.   

The trailer for Love, Victor dropped on April 27, and followers had been greater than excited to see the Love, Simon spin-off in its full glory. Viewers had been teased with what the central romance can be within the present (it contains flirting over a espresso store counter), they usually had been launched to Victor himself aka Michael Cimino.

Who’s Michael Cimino? Learn on to search out out what you have seen the actor in earlier than, and for the entire particulars on when the Hulu sequence will premiere. 

Who’s Michael Cimino, the star of ‘Love, Victor’?

Earlier than getting a starring function within the romantic comedy sequence, Love, Victor, the actor had a various performing resume. His most up-to-date roles had been starring within the quick TV movie No Youngster Left Behind and taking part in Bob Palmeri within the horror film Annabelle Comes Dwelling in 2019.

Annabelle Comes Dwelling is the seventh movie within the Conjuring sequence, and it was the third installment within the Annabelle-centric motion pictures.

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Michael performed the crush of Mary Ellen (Madison Iseman) who’s a babysitter on the house the place the haunted doll resides.

In 2018, he performed Dej within the quick, Canine Days, and Brlayden within the Disney “actuality” sequence Stroll the Prank. 

He additionally appeared within the CBS sequence Coaching Day, which is predicated off the 2001 movie of the identical identify, in 2017. He performed Younger Sadik, however the sequence got here to an finish after simply 13 episodes. It’s best referred to as the final TV look actor Invoice Paxton made earlier than his premature loss of life in 2017.

His different credit embody Younger Teijo within the 2016 crime drama movie Shangri-La Suite and Bob within the Limitless Potential quick movie.

Outdoors of performing, Michael can be a proficient singer. He usually posts movies of himself singing and taking part in the guitar on his numerous social media platforms.

Is Michael homosexual? The actor talks about what drew him to the function

Although Michael isn’t a part of the LGBTQ+ group, he informed Good Morning America that he felt “drawn to the function as a result of my cousin’s homosexual.” He continued, “I actually needed to type of be that voice he did not have, and for the opposite youngsters who’re or had been in his place. That was a very massive driving drive for me, in addition to I’ve plenty of pals which might be homosexual.” 

As for his private life, the actor went to promenade with TikTok star and actress Gianna Adams in 2017. He additionally dated Mava Gomez, however the two later cut up. When requested why he stored photos of her on his Instagram feed, Michael stated that he did not wish to “erase” the reminiscences. 

“She was an enormous a part of my life I’m not simply going to erase her and act like she by no means occurred,” he wrote in a remark beneath a photograph of them collectively from March of 2019. 

When does ‘Love, Victor’ premiere on Hulu?

Although followers are greater than excited to see Love, Victor after the steamy trailer dropped, they’ll have to attend till June 19, 2020 to see it. However, a minimum of the trailer revealed extra in regards to the plot of the extremely anticipated sequence — and who the central love story doubtless contains. 

The trailer showcased Victor making use of for a job as a barista after he strikes to the city of Creekwood. However he clearly has an attraction to the espresso store worker who interviews him and, upon messing up an espresso shot, he runs out of the cafe in embarrassment. Victor’s obvious love curiosity within the sequence is Benji, who’s performed by George Sear. Not a lot else about his character is understood but.

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