BRIAN MICHAEL SMITH IS TV’s FIRST BLACK TRANS MAN IN REGULAR ROLE

Remember the name: Brian Michael Smith. The actor was one of three casting announcements that trickled out on Tuesday morning ahead of Fox’s 9-1-1 spinoff, Lone Star, which debuts in January. This next installment in Ryan Murphy’s burgeoning franchise will take place in Texas and star Rob Lowe and Liv Tyler as first responders tasked with saving lives every…