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Know Someone Who Needs A Makeover? Netflix's 'Queer Eye' Is Casting In Kansas City

Apr 23, 2018

Netflix's 'Queer Eye' is casting in Kansas City, Missouri. Fliers calling for makeover subjects are circulating now.
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Do you have a friend or loved one in need of a little push when it comes to fashion or confidence? 

Netflix's "Queer Eye" wants to know. The streaming service's revival of the Bravo TV makeover show "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" (which aired from 2003-2007) is looking for subjects in Kansas City, Missouri.

Though officials with "Queer Eye" told KCUR they could neither confirm nor deny that the show was casting in Kansas City, fliers proclaiming that "The Fab Five are heading to Kansas City, Missouri" have appeared around town. 

The Fab 5 is made up of food and wine specialist Antoni Porowski; interior designer Bobby Berk; culture expert Karamo Brown; grooming guide Jonathan Van Ness; and stylist Tan France.

For each episode, the team members spend a week with their subject, or "hero," updating his wardrobe and living space, brushing up on cooking skills and giving professional and personal advice. The first season of "Queer Eye," filmed in Georgia, also addressed more divisive issues such as religion, racism and LGBTQ issues.  

Although the original show's makeover subjects were limited to straight men, future seasons may open the playing field. In interviews with multiple media outlets, designer Berk has said to expect "a lot more diversity." 

In a tweet last week, Kansas City Mayor Sly James said they're casting men, women and couples. 

To nominate someone for the show, e-mail qecasting@itv.com.

Lisa Rodriguez is the afternoon newscaster and a reporter at KCUR 89.3. Follow her on Twitter @larodrig