HBO on Friday released its first look
at its upcoming gay-themed series Looking.
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.
has come to San Francisco looking for love, while his friends are
clearly also looking for something.
Russell Tovey and
Scott Bakula (Behind the Candelabra, Star Trek: Enterprise)
also have recurring roles. (The trailer is embedded on this page.
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In his first major
role playing gay, 31-year-old openly gay Tovey plays Kevin, an
accomplished video 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.
Groff says Looking sex scenes “display reality of gay sex.”)