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Drag Race Italia
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Season 1 of Drag Race Italia, the Italian version of RuPaul's Drag Race, was first "confirmed" by an Italian website called davidemaggio.it.[3] The same news were then re-published by numerous other Italian news websites and spread all over social media, especially among Italian users and pages.

According to the original article, the show will be broadcasted by Discovery Italia and will start filming during September 2021.[3] Also according to the article, Tommaso Zorzi, Italian TV personality and pundit, famous for winning the fifth season of Grande Fratello VIP (the Italian version of Celebrity Big Brother), would be hosting the first season of the show.[3] Additionally, RuPaul will supposedly make a guest judge appearance on the first episode.[3]

On June 30, 2021 it was announced that Chiara Francini (Italian actress), Priscilla (Italian drag queen) would be joining Tommaso Zorzi as three joint hosts and judges. In this instance the series' premiere month was also revealed to be November 2021.[1]

On July 1, 2021, Drag Race Italia was officially confirmed by World of Wonder through its Instagram accounts. In this occasion it was also announced that the show will soon be available on the company's online streaming service, WOW Presents Plus, to all countries excluding Italy, where it will be distributed by Discovery+.[4] Casting opened on July 7.[5]

The season will be recorded from September 6 to October 1 of 2021.[6] It was also revealed that it would be comprised of 6 episodes[1] lasting about 90 minutes each.[6]

About the Show

Lo show cult arriva in Italia. A giudicare la sfida tra drag queen: Priscilla, Chiara Francini e Tommaso Zorzi[7]

Rumored Contestants

(Biographical information stated from during time of contest)

Contestant[8] Photo Real Name Age Current City[8] Status
Ava Hangar AvaHangarRumoredDRI1.jpg Riccardo Massidda[9] TBA Bologna,
Emilia-Romagna
LIKELY
Divinity DivinityRumoredDRI1.jpg Maurizio Gilbert[10] TBA Naples,
Campania
LIKELY
Elecktra Bionic ElecktraBionicRumoredDRI1.jpg Mattia Di Renzo[11] TBA Turin,
Piedmont
LIKELY
Enorma Jean EnormaJeanRumoredDRI1.jpg TBA TBA Milan,
Lombardy
LIKELY
Farida Kant FaridaKantRumoredDRI1.jpg TBA TBA Rome,
Lazio
LIKELY
Ivana Vamp IvanaVampRumoredDRI1.jpg Daniele Alì[12] TBA TBA,
Tuscany
LIKELY
La Wanda Gastrica LaWandaGastricaRumoredDRI1.jpg Diego Claudio[13] TBA Rome,
Lazio
POSSIBLE
Le Riche LeRicheRumoredDRI1.jpg Alberto Riccobono[14] TBA Rome,
Lazio
LIKELY
Luquisha Lubamba LuquishaLubambaRumoredDRI1.jpg TBA TBA Padua,
Veneto
LIKELY

Trivia

Gallery

Judges Promos

Trivia

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.9 (IT) RuPaul’s Drag Race Italia a novembre su Discovery, ecco i giudici | BadTaste.it — June 30, 2021
  2. (ITPost by ballandi_ | Instagram — September 17, 2021
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 (IT) BOOM! Discovery lancia la versione italiana di Drag Race. Tommaso Zorzi in giuria (già spento l’entusiasmo di Mediaset?) | davidemaggio.it — May 26, 2021
  4. Post by worldofwonder | Instagram — July 1, 2021
  5. (IT) post by discoveryplusit | Instagram — July 7, 2021
  6. 6.0 6.1 (IT) Drag Race Italia: quando inizia, concorrenti, casting e streaming | VISTO TV — July 12, 2021
  7. (ITDrag Race Italia | Discovery+
  8. 8.0 8.1 [DRIT] Drag Race Italia Post-Disappearance Speculation Thread | Reddit (r/SpoiledDragRace) — September 7, 2021
  9. (ITAva Hangar – intervista dissonante con una drag queen | lgbtitalia.it — October 22, 2019
  10. (ITPost by missdragqueenitalia | Facebook — July 31, 2019
  11. Account of Mattia-Di-Renzo | Facebook
  12. Account of ivanavampreal | Facebook
  13. (ITLa Wanda Gastrica: una Drag Queen a Genova | Mentelocale — April 22, 2009
  14. Account of alberto.riccobono.56 | Facebook

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