Video shot and edited by J. Frank.
I Am Michael, the upcoming film featuring James Franco as Michael Glatze, a former gay rights and LGBT icon who famously renounced his homosexuality to become a Christian pastor, is set to for its worldwide premiere tonight during this year’s Sundance Film Festival. The film, which is based on the New York Times article “My Ex-Gay Best Friend” written by Glatze’s former best friend, Benoit Denizet-Lewis in 2011, explores Glatze’s relationship with his long-time ex-boyfriend, Bennet (Zachary Quinto), and his religious awakening.
We had the chance to interview the film’s director Justin Kelly about the film, working alongside Franco and Quinto, whether Glatze and Denizet-Lewis had any involvement with the film, and more. Be sure to come back later this weekend for our full review of I Am Michael.