HBO will premiere its much-anticipated
gay-themed series Looking on January 19 at 10:30 PM.
On Sunday, the network released a
teaser clip from the upcoming series. (The video is embedded on this
our video library for more videos.)
a trio of friends – Murray Bartlett (Guiding Light),
Jonathan Groff (Glee, Boss) and newcomer Frankie J. Alvarez
(Smash) – grapple with gay life in San Francisco, America's
most gay-friendly city.
In his first major
role playing gay, 31-year-old openly gay Russell Tovey plays Kevin,
an accomplished game wunderkind, who works closely with Groff's
Tovey is best know
for his role as werewolf George Sands in the BBC supernatural drama
series' pilot was directed by Andrew Haigh, whose brilliant film
Weekend about a 48-hour relationship between two men has
collected numerous film festival prizes.