ByAlisha Grauso, writer at Creators.co
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Alisha Grauso

Let's be frank. We should probably just give his pick of awards for Behind the Candelabra right now. Long in development and shot down by multiple major studios for being "too gay", it looks like their loss will be HBO's gain.

While we got to see a sparkling teaser a few months ago, HBO has finally released a full trailer for the film and, yeah, this is heading straight to Cannes. Count on it.

Come for the glitter, stay for the drama, and what's sure to be two incredible performances by both and , with strong supporting roles played by , and . So take THAT, throat cancer. You can't keep Michael Douglas down.

Behind the Candelabra airs on HBO Sunday, May 26th at 9pm EST/PST.


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