‘Spunky mum’ Minnie Driver constantly fights to ensure that her disabled son is heard in school and in life. The show obviously has a good deal of background knowledge about the difficulties involved, but while it’s funny and smart at first, it runs out of profound things to say by about the fourth episode.
Set in the 1980s, Pose explores the juxtaposition of several segments of life and society in New York: the ball culture world, the rise of the luxury Trump-era universe and the downtown social and literary scene. The cast includes Even Peters, Kate Mara, James Van Der Beek, Mj Rodriguez, Dominique Jackson, Indya Moore, Hailie Sahar, Angelica Ross. Billy Porter, Charlayne Woodard, Ryan Jamaal Swain and Dyllon Burnside.
The series has already been renewed for a second season and made TV history by assembling the largest cast of transgender actors in series regular roles ever for a scripted series, as well as the largest recurring cast of LGBTQ actors ever for a scripted series.