Billy Porter had a high fashion moment when promoting his new movie, Anything’s Possible.
The Emmy-, Grammy-, and Tony-winning actor appeared on Wednesday night’s “Late Night with Seth Meyers” to discuss his coming-of-age film directorial debut, which tells the story of a transgender high school student.
Known for her standout style, Porter appeared in a graphic purple and black suit by designer Sho Konishi.
“We have to bring joy to the world,” Porter said of the film. “Most of the trans and LGBTQ+ stories we see coming from Pose, especially trans stories, are always about trauma. It’s about celebration, about the normalization and humanization of a group of dehumanized people. And the characters look like the world today.I feel so blessed to be able to bring this kind of art to the world.It’s really nice.”
Porter has spoken of shooting the film in his hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he used many of his friends to work as background actors.
“I was reading a script and it just happened to be written in Pittsburgh,” he said. “When I was casting, I thought, ‘Oh, there’s a lot of angels out there, a lot of friends,’ so most of the supporting characters were Carl’s mother, the nurse, the teacher, etc. This is my friend from Kennywood Park [an area amusement park] Go back in time to the 80’s together.
Porter’s late-night show appearance is his latest standout fashion moment. rice field.