Here’s a familiar opener: Netflix has given a 10-episode order to a new series.
The streamer is making an animated comedy called “Q-Force,” from writer Gabe Liedman (of “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” and “Inside Amy Schumer”). The executive producers include Sean Hayes and Michael Schur, of “Parks and Recreation” and “The Good Place.”
Here’s an unfamiliar twist: The show is about a gay secret agent and his team of LGBTQ superspies. “Constantly underestimated by their colleagues,” according to the Netflix show description, “the members of Q-Force have to prove themselves time and again as they embark on extraordinary professional (and personal) adventures.”
“Q-Force” joins another queer-friendly animated Netflix series imported from Brazil called “Super Drags.” According to Deadline, Hayes may wind up voicing the lead character, a James Bond type who may end up going by “Just James.”Matthew Gilbert can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow him on Twitter @MatthewGilbert.