Shudder has rolled out the blood-red carpet to celebrate the upcoming new season of The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula. Check out the video below that introduces the cast of performers in the upcoming season. Then read the introductions to each of the ghoulish participants.

The fourth season of The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula will premiere exclusively on Shudder starting Tuesday, October 19th, with new episodes following every Tuesday after. For those unfamiliar with the series:

The groundbreaking Shudder Original series follows ten drag artists from around the world competing for a $100,000 grand prize – the largest in show history. Dubbed one of “the 19 best LGBTQ+ shows everyone needs to watch” by CosmopolitanThe Boulet Brothers’ Dragula is written and produced by the Boulet Brothers with Executive Producer David Sigurani and director Nathan Noyes.

Imagine your favorite drag show – now dip it in a bucket of blood. You now have The Boulet Brother’s Dragula.

The Boulet Brothers' Dragula cast lineup
The cast of stars flanking the Boulet Brothers.

The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula Season Four Cast

Get to know the contestants this season with our rundown. We also have links to their promoted Instagram accounts so you can check out the competition before the show starts.

Astrud Aurelia (She / Her)

Astrud Aurelia from The Boulet Brothers' Dragula S4
Astrud Aurelia evoking Street Trash.

Astrud is a singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist drag artist who uses her music 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 which she hopes will help her claw her way to the crown.

You can follow Astrud Aurelia on Instagram.

Bitter Betty (She / Her)

Bitter Betty from The Boulet Brothers' Dragula S4
Bitter Betty killed a rare pink tiger to complete this look.

Bitter Betty is a self-identifying trans woman who brings twenty years of drag experience to the competition. She feels that trans drag artists are not allowed the same opportunities as cis drag performers and 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.

You can follow Bitter Betty on Instagram.

Koco Caine (They / Them)

Koco Caine from The Boulet Brothers' Dragula S4
Koco displaying the balance of a Funko Pop.

Koco infuses their drag with equal parts of 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.

Follow Koco Caine on Instagram.

HoSo Terra Tom (She / Her, They / Them)

HoSo Terra Tom from The Boulet Brothers' Dragula S4
HoSo let the boys out to play.

Hoso is the first internationally based Korean artist to compete on the show. She considers herself to be a “drag yokai” and draws global inspiration from eastern myths.

Follow HoSo on Instagram.

Formelda Hyde (He / Him, They / Them)

Formelda Hyde from The Boulet Brothers' Dragula S4
Formelda Hyde pulling the Harley to Scarecrow’s Joker.

Formelda Hyde identifies as a digital drag artist who has 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.

You can follow Formelda Hyde on Instagram.

Jade Jolie (She / Her)

Jade Jolie from The Boulet Brothers' Dragula S4
Jade Jolie is one white rabbit you should never follow.

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.”

Jade Jolie can be found on Instagram.

Merrie Cherry (She / Her)

Merrie Cherry from The Boulet Brothers' Dragula S4
Merrie Cherry is serving up fierce red, and that’s the gospel truth.

Merrie Cherry is a drag pioneer in the Brooklyn, NY, 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 enjoyable. “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.”

Merrie Cherry can be found on Instagram.

Saint (He / Him, She / Her, They / Them)

Saint from The Boulet Brothers' Dragula S4
Saint is definitely hoping to make a point… or several.

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 winning The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula Resurrection Halloween special in 2020. As this is her second time competing on the series, she feels her experience and growth as an artist has primed her perfectly to snatch the crown.

You can follow Saint on Instagram.

Sigourney Beaver (She / Her)

Sigourney Beaver from The Boulet Brothers' Dragula S4
Someone shoved Elvira through hot sugar – no, wait, it’s Sigourney Beaver.

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 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 resume.

Follow Sigourney Beaver on Instagram for more drag fun.

La Zavaleta (She / Her, They / Them)

La Zavaleta from The Boulet Brothers' Dragula S4
La Zavaleta has legs and knows how to use them… to stalk victims.

La Zavaleta is a recent transplant to the Brooklyn, NY, 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 time, effort, and drive into her aspirations will allow her to manifest her destiny and bring home the crown.

La Zavaleta can be found on Instagram.


So who in this ghoul gallery has what it takes to win Dragula? We’ll have to see on Shudder starting October 19th. We may also be covering the episodes week to week here on Haunted MTL, so check back with us as the show airs.

Catch Dragula on Shudder October 19th, 2021
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