As of March 2021, Smith has performed a major position at the HBO Max dramedy collection “Technology” as Chester, an brazenly homosexual scholar with heaps of self belief and magnificence. “Technology” — stylized as “Genera+ion” — follows prime schoolers in Orange County, California, as they arrive of age and grapple with their friendships, sexualities, and households.
Smith lately published that he’s queer himself, and expressed his pleasure at getting to play a personality on a display that represents a extensive vary of sexual orientations. He defined to Harper’s Bazaar that he feels “Technology” provides an unique have a look at queer formative years tradition, announcing, “It additionally felt very unique to queerness, and younger queerness, and younger queers of colour and how they have interaction with one every other, but in addition to Technology Z. That is actually what we are making an attempt to exhibit: the way in which sexuality is handled on this new era.”
In an interview with The Day by day Beast, Smith additionally gushed, “I am so glad to be in this display this is homosexual as f***. The entire characters are homosexual as hell! I mean, no longer they all, however I really like to say that. However to similar to, give a display to queers by way of queers. Like certain, immediately other folks, you’ll watch it, too. However for goodbye, queer other folks have had to check out to to find their like illustration in immediately subject matter. And, like, now it is more or less the wrong way round.”