Arrowverse followers identify Ben Lewis as William Clayton, the time-travelling boy of Oliver Queen and alsoSamantha Clayton Lewis participated in “Arrow” for the final 2 times of the program. The Season 7 beginning of “Arrow” saw Clayton meet an aged-up Roy Harper (played through Colton Haynes) on Lian Yu, and also sign up with pressures along with Mia Smoak and also Connor Hawke to secureStar City Eventually, Clayton takes a trip to 2019, where he partners with his father brown and also constructs the connection both were actually rejected.
In a 2019 meeting along with Attitude, Lewis slammed the MCU for grabbing its own heels on LGBTQIA+ depiction. “How many f***ing Avengers are there at this point, and not one gay actor in the bunch,” he pointed out. “It would be a huge missed opportunity if they didn’t do that and I know the community would certainly let them have it.” William was actually created as gay, and also showed up to his papa Green Arrow at Lewis’ demand. “I emailed Beth Schwartz, the showrunner, right away just because I had this realization, which is something I’d never really thought much about before,” Lewis informed TV Guide, “the fact that William had not had the opportunity to come out to his dad before he died.” Schwartz conceded, and also composed the psychological appearing performance. But William is actually certainly not the only queer comics character Ben Lewis has actually played.
Lewis was actually “fairly gay” in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
Ben Lewis played Other Scott in Edgar Wright’s “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.” Adapted coming from Bryan Lee O’Malley’s comic set, “Scott Pilgrim” starred Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, “Succession” superstar Kieran Culkin, and alsoJason Schwartzman In the witties, Other Scott is actually Wallace’s buddy. He is actually called “fairly gay,” in contrast to Wallace that is actually “pretty darn gay.”
In the film, Other Scott is actually Wallace’s sweetheart that dislikes the hell away from principalScott Maybe due to the fact that he is actually called “Other Scott,” also to his sweetheart? That example may reproduce cynicism. The witty’s Other Scott possesses no meat along with being his label, most likely due to the fact that he possesses a good friend team someplace where he is actually the HSIC: Head Scott In Charge.
Fans are actually arranged regarding regardless if Wallace and also Other Scott are really great depictions of the LGBTQ+ area. On the one palm, they seem to be to possess an available connection that is actually taken and also coldness. Writers are actually still possessing problem composing poly stories that create it appear like a typical and also healthy and balanced method of residing (considering you, “Generation Q“). On the various other palm, some folks have actually complained Wallace’s hypersexualization.