Stephen Mangan Will Play A Pregnant Man For TV Series Birthday

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Stephen Mangan (Episodes, Dirk Gently) will star in new Sky drama/comedy Birthday. And as you can see form the picture, he's playing a pregnant man. Inside that belly is his infant daughter.

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Digital Spy is reporting that Joe Penhall will be writing the script that is adapted from the Royal Court play also titled Birthday. Roger Michell from Notting Hill will direct. Let the men being babies about being pregnant jokes fly.

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So they saw the terribleness of the Arnold movie and/or the public interest in instances of trans men giving birth, and decided to make a tv series about it.

Let the men being babies about being pregnant jokes fly.

Hooray. Feel like this will be full of transphobia and casual cissexism and overall terrible besides.