RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 7: Release Date, Cast, And New Details

"RuPaul's Drag Race" and its "All Stars" spinoff — in which previous drag queen contestants return for a second chance and the opportunity to enter the Drag Race Hall of Fame — embodies the essence of the phrase "cultural reset," and the shows aren't going anywhere any time soon. RuPaul had the world in the palm of his hand when he began "Drag Race" all the way back in 2009, and since then, fans have been hooked not only because of their love for the drag queens and their talents and personalities, but also because of the series' big scandals, dramatic eliminations, and its powerful weekly lip syncs.

While the first season of "RuPaul's Drag Race" aired in 2009, the inaugural season of "All Stars" wouldn't air until 2012. The year 2021, then, saw the sixth season of "All Stars" pit fan-favorite drag queens against each other like never before until only one remained. This year, Kylie Sonique Love became the first trans woman to win an American season of "Drag Race," and she joined drag legends like Trixie Mattel, Monét X Change, and Alaska in the Drag Race Hall of Fame (via Newsweek).

"Drag Race" has become a revolving door, though, and fans are already looking forward to "All Stars" Season 7. Here's what we know.

When can you expect All Stars Season 7 to premiere?

Season 6 of "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" ushered in a new era for the popular spinoff series. Where the show had previously aired on VH1 alongside regular seasons of "Drag Race," Season 6 saw the series move to Paramount+ (via Deadline). In fact, "Drag Race All Stars" was one of the first series Paramount promoted during its reveal of the new streaming service. Paramount+, which was previously known as CBS All Access, hosts many "Drag Race" seasons, so the news didn't come completely out of left field. Still, some were confused because World of Wonder, who produces the show, has their own streaming company, leaving people thinking they were "selling out," per Film Daily.

Because "All Stars" just moved to Paramount+ this year, it's safe to say Season 7 will remain on the streaming service rather than returning to VH1. As for when it will air, it's still unknown, but Season 6 only premiered in June 2021 (via Vulture), so we will likely have a few real-life seasons to wait until Season 7 most likely premieres next summer.

Which drag queens will compete in All Stars Season 7?

The best part of any "RuPaul's Drag Race" season, including "All Stars," is discovering which drag queens will be on its cast. It's arguably even more exciting with "All Stars" because the cast is always composed of queens with which viewers already hold connections and memories. Viewers are therefore extra excited to see their second chance at winning the "Drag Race" crown and scepter.

When it comes to Season 7 of "All Stars," fans know nothing about who exactly will be in the cast, but that never stops them from speculating. Some queens have even mentioned on social media that they want to be on it. According to Gay Times, Scarlett Bobo from "Canada's Drag Race" Season 1, Blu Hydrangea from "Drag Race U.K.," and Widow Von'Du from "RuPaul's Drag Race" Season 12 all actively want to participate in "All Stars" Season 7.

Still, others think "All Stars" Season 7's cast will consist solely of past "Drag Race" winners. According to one Reddit thread, eight previous winners left social media at the same time in June 2021 — queens surrender their phones and computers during filming — presumably for filming something. If the Reddit thread is true, the "all winners" season will include Season 5's Jinkx Monsoon, Season 12's Jaida Essence Hall, Season 11's Yvie Oddly, "Drag Race U.K." Season 1's The Vivienne, Season 3's Raja, "All Stars" Season 5's Shea Couleé, and "All Stars" Season 4's dual winners Trinity the Tuck and Monét X Change.

Would you prefer an "all winners" season or a traditional season of "All Stars"?

Is All Stars going international?

Not much is known about "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" Season 7 except that it will most likely happen in 2022. It would be a missed opportunity for it not to happen, especially as the show grows increasingly popular, and as noted by Matt & Jess TV Commentary, Paramount+ will need consistency to maintain subscribers since it's a new streaming service. Therefore, "All Stars" has a very low risk of being canceled. The only thing we can know for sure is that RuPaul will return as the season's host, and he'll no doubt be joined by Michelle Visage. 

"All Stars" seasons thus far have only included drag queens from the American seasons of "RuPaul's Drag Race," but fans may have something even juicier to look forward to. As more international "Drag Race" franchises pop up, more queens want opportunities for a second chance that "All Stars" doesn't afford them. Now, an "International All Stars" spinoff featuring queens from every franchise is reportedly coming, per Distractify. If this is true, fans will be over the moon. Which international queens would you like to see have a second chance?