After much anticipation from fans, the official trailer for My Policeman, an LGBTQ+ romance drama starring Harry Styles, has been released.

Based on the novel of the same name by Bethan Roberts, My Policeman follows the life of a police officer who gets married to a schoolteacher, all while already being in a love affair with another man.

Set in the 1950s, when same-sex relationships were illegal, the film stars and stars Harry Styles, Emma Corrin, Rupert Everett, Patrick Hazlewood, and Linus Roache.

Speaking about the film, Styles says that he wants My Policeman to show audiences that gay sex can be “tender and loving,” adding that the film is “about love and about wasted time to me” and not just “a gay story about these guys being gay.”
“So much of gay sex in film is two guys going at it, and it kind of removes the tenderness from it, Styles explained to Rolling Stone.
“There will be, I would imagine, some people who watch it who were very much alive during this time when it was illegal to be gay, and [director Michael Grandage] wanted to show that it’s tender and loving and sensitive.”

Style was also questioned on allegations of queerbaiting fans by not talking about his sexuality: “I don’t think I’ve publicly been with anyone.”

“If someone takes a picture of you with someone, it doesn’t mean you’re choosing to have a public relationship or something. I’ve never talked about my life away from work publicly and found that it’s benefited me positively.”