RuPaul's Drag Race alum Jade Jolie, Resurrection winner Saint, and more join The Boulet Brothers' Dragula season 4 cast on Shudder.

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The Boulet Brothers' Dragula

The Boulet Brothers' Dragula is serving up a beautiful roster of Uglies among its season 4 cast.

EW can exclusively reveal the 10 performers set to compete for the show's fourth Drag Supermonster title when it returns to Shudder in October.

Among those competing for the most delightfully horrific prize in the drag industry will be RuPaul's Drag Race season 5 alum (and Taylor Swift music video star) Jade Jolie; Hoso Terra Toma, the show's first competitor hailing from South Korea; Astrud Aurelia from Drag Race All Stars winner Alaska's Drag Queen of the Year pageant; and Saint, who previously appeared on Dragula season 3 as well as last year's all-star Resurrection special, among others.

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'The Boulet Brothers Dragula' season 4 cast revealed.
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Following its debut in 2016, Dragula has become a cult hit among drag fans for its dangerously absurd challenges that have seen contestants jumping out of planes, piercing their skin with giant needles, eating bugs, jolting themselves with electric currents, getting embarrassing tattoos, and beating the hell out of each other in the middle of the desert. Outside of such shocking obstacles, the show was built on three core tenets: filth, glamour, and horror — all of which the contestants fuse with fashion for the program's recurring floor show runway presentations. Instead of facing elimination at the end of each episode, however, the lowest-scoring queen is "exterminated" in an elaborate, scripted scene that usually sees the Boulet Brothers killing them in spectacularly campy ways.

Past Dragula winners include Drag Race champion Sasha Velour's NightGowns star Vander Von Odd, Biqtch Puddin', who helped jump-start a new era of digital drag performances as queer nightlife suffered throughout the coronavirus pandemic, and Landon Cider, the show's first drag king champion.

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'The Boulet Brothers Dragula' season 4 prepares to scare on Oct. 19.
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AMC Networks' horror-themed service Shudder commissioned the horror-themed drag competition for a fourth season earlier this year. Upon the acquisition, Dragula's prize money was increased to $100,000 for the first time in the franchise's history. Season 4 guest judges include Vanessa Hudgens, Poppy, Orville Peck, and Drag Race season 8 winner Bob the Drag Queen.

The Boulet Brothers' Dragula season 4 premieres Oct. 19 on Shudder. See EW's exclusive cast portraits below, with descriptions provided by the network.

Astrud Aurelia

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Hometown: Phoenix
Pronouns: She/her
Drag style: Drag queen
Official bio: Astrud is a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist drag artist that uses her musical talents and punk-rock fashion sense to produce incredible live musical shows. She's bringing her musical talents, fierce attitude, and love of fantasy creatures to the competition that she hopes will help her claw her way to the crown.

Bitter Betty

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Hometown: Los Angeles
Pronouns: She/her
Drag style: Drag queen
Official bio: Bitter Betty is a self-identifying trans woman who brings 20 years of drag experience to the competition. She feels that trans drag artists are not allowed the same opportunities as cis drag performers, and she views the show as an opportunity to represent her community and bring home the crown. She draws inspiration from the colors and silhouettes of '80s cartoons, and is bringing camp, experience and "trans energy" to the competition.

Koco Caine

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Hometown: Tulsa
Pronouns: They/them
Drag style: Drag shape-shifter
Official bio: Koco infuses their drag with equal parts seduction and horror, and is bringing a strong dose of body positivity to the show. As a self-described "zombie stripper," Koco feels they have what it takes to snatch the crown and to bring something to the competition that no other competitor in previous seasons has. As an underrepresented, Black drag performer who performs alternative and horror drag, Koco feels it's important for them to show up, represent their community and bring home the crown.

Hoso Terra Toma

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Hometown: HBC town in Seoul, South Korea
Pronouns: She/her and they/them
Drag style: Drag Yokai
Official bio: Hoso is the first internationally based Korean artist to compete on the show. She considers herself to be a "drag yokai" and draws visual inspiration from eastern myths combined with obscure, foreign references.

Formelda Hyde

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Hometown: Phoenix
Pronouns: He/him and they/them
Drag style: Drag monster
Official bio: Formelda Hyde identifies as a digital drag artist who's spent most of their time performing online and in digital drag shows as opposed to traditional live stages and clubs. A true horror fan at heart, Formelda describes his drag as the "true embodiment of fear" and through his drag "seeks to express the darkest elements of horror within our world." Through his unique blend of artistry and unconventional materials, Formelda hopes to use his new platform to change the way drag has traditionally been seen.

Jade Jolie

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Hometown: Gainesville, Fla.
Pronouns: She/her
Drag style: Drag queen, monster, celebrity impersonator
Official bio: Jade Jolie considers herself a drag chameleon, and while she's already known as a previous competitor on RuPaul's Drag Race, she hopes to show audiences that she can evolve and adapt to any drag medium. As a lover of all forms of drag, Jade enters the competition with a desire to prove to the world that her drag style doesn't just fit in one category or box. While she feels people may be expecting a certain kind of drag from her, she warns them to expect the unexpected: "I'm bringing things people would never think I was capable of. Get ready."

Merrie Cherry

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Hometown: Brooklyn
Pronouns: She/her
Drag style: Drag entertainer 
Official bio: Merrie Cherry is a drag pioneer in the Brooklyn, N.Y. scene, and is always the biggest personality in the room. With her mixture of camp, fashion, and a unique sense of humor, she hopes to bring the strengths of a true entertainer to the competition. While never afraid to be the butt of a joke herself, she's entering the competition not striving to be perfect, but to keep the experience fun. "At the end of the day, it's about entertaining and that is what Merrie Cherry does. Oh, and I'm definitely bringing a little drama, mama, because we are on a reality show and who doesn't love a little fun?"

Saint

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Hometown: Harlem in Manhattan, N.Y.
Pronouns: He/him, she/her, and they/them 
Drag style: Drag queen
Official bio: Saint is the self-proclaimed "Runway Demon Queen of Season 4." Her drag is fueled by imagination and nightmares "with a bit of fashion sprinkled on top," and she proved her prowess as a true drag icon by competing in (and winning) The Boulet Brothers' Dragula: Resurrection Halloween special in 2020. As this is her second time competing on the show, she feels her experience and growth as an artist have primed her perfectly to snatch the crown this time around. 

Sigourney Beaver

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Hometown: Des Moines 
Pronouns: She/her
Drag style: Self-described AFAB drag queen
Official bio: Sigourney Beaver is a self-described "hyper femme AFAB queen," or, as she likes to put it, "a female impersonator impersonator." Sigourney is a killer beauty queen who loves to hypnotize audiences with her piercing white eyes and sky-high hair. Coming from a burlesque background, Sigourney incorporates the art of the tease into all of her drag performances. With several pageant titles under her belt, Sigourney is hoping to add The World's Next Drag Supermonster to her already impressive résumé.

La Zavaleta

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Hometown: Mexico City
Pronouns: She/her and they/them
Drag style: Drag artist 
Official bio: La Zavaleta is a recent transplant to the Brooklyn, N.Y. drag scene, hailing originally from her hometown of Mexico City, Mexico. She mixes sexy and scary in all of her drag looks, and is known for being an incredible live performer who always sets the stage on fire. La Zavaleta is chasing the American dream and hopes to prove that putting her time, effort, and drive into her aspirations will allow her to manifest her destiny and bring home the crown. 

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