In anticipation of the upcoming herstoric all-winners season of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars, launching on Paramount+ on May 20, Brooklyn indie studio Cartuna (Loafy, Magical Girl Friendship Squad; cartuna.com) has given the girls an animated makeover for a new short.
Written by comedian/actor Matt Rogers and narrated by comedian Matteo Lane, The Battle of Mount Rucropolis reveals the origin stories of the eight goddesses competing for the ultimate crown in All Stars Season 7.
In a Drag Race first, All Stars Season 7 will feature a cast of all former winners returning to compete for the title “Queen of All Queens” and a cash prize of $200,000: Jaida Essence Hall (Season 12), Jinkx Monsoon (Season 5), Monét X Change (Season 10, All Stars 4), Raja (Season 3), Shea Couleé (Season 9, All Stars 5), Trinity The Tuck (Season 9, All Stars 4), Yvie Oddly (Season 11) and The Vivienne (U.K. Season 1).
Celebrity guest judges for the season will include Cameron Diaz, Daphne Guinness, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman, Nikki Glaser, Tove Lo, Betsey Johnson, Janicza Bravo, Ben Platt, Ronan Farrow and Hannah Einbinder, with special appearances by Naomi Campbell, Vanna White and Speaker Nancy Pelosi.