Deadline: J.J. Hawkins To Play First Transgender Character On “Charmed”

 

(J.J. Hawkins. Photo by Anthony Mongiello)

Transgender actor J.J. Hawkins is set to join The CW’s Charmed for the third season, reports Deadline, exclusively.

Hawkins will become the first trans actor on the reboot of the iconic show. He joins the cast in the recurring role of Kevin, a transgender male college student who inspires one of the Charmed Ones to take on a very formidable opponent. This is another step forward in authentic representation with a trans actor playing a trans role. The news of Hawkins’ casting couldn’t come at a better time considering this week marks Trans Awareness Week.

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J.J. Hawkins To Play First Transgender Character On ‘Charmed’