HBO has ordered a comedy pilot about
three gay thirty-something friends.
According to The
Hollywood Reporter, HBO announced the order on Friday.
The show “revolves around the
thirtysomething trio also grappling with the complexities of life and
the modern gay experience.” The comedy will be set in San
David Marshall Grant and Sarah Condon
(Bored to Death, Darlings) are producing the untitled project,
which is based on a script by Michael Lannan (Remember Me).
Grant's first paying acting job was
playing Richard Gere's lover in the Broadway production of Bent.
He won a Tony Award nomination for his performance as Joe Pitt in
the Broadway production of Tony Kushner's Angels in America.
He transitioned to writing in 1998, landing on the ABC drama Brothers
& Sisters in 2006. More recently, he worked on NBC's musical
Smash and ABC's Nashville.
Grant is also working on projects at
CBS, an untitled drama based on the Israeli series Ran Quartet,
and the CW, a drama titled Blink about a girl whose father is
in a coma.