Out actor Jonathan Groff recently
discussed HBO's upcoming finale for Looking, which he said
will include “the most intense sex scene” he's ever filmed.
When HBO abruptly canceled the gay
drama after its second season, the premium cable network promised a
special to end the series.
Looking follows the lives of
three gay men living in San Francisco: Patrick
(played by Groff), who came to the city to find love, Dom (Murray
Bartlett), a waiter looking to fulfill his father's dream of owning a
successful restaurant, and Agustin (Frankie J. Alvarez), who
struggles with his art and relationships.
Season 2 ended with
Groff's video game designer character Patrick questioning whether he
should stay with his boyfriend Kevin (Russell Tovey) or pursue a
relationship with Richie (Raul Castillo).
Groff, who currently plays King George
III in the new Broadway musical Hamilton
at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, spoke with Kevin Sussems
about his career and the show's upcoming 2-hour finale.
He said that he had filmed “the most
intense sex scene” for the finale and joked that it involved “some
“In regards to the sex, I felt
excited to do it because I felt like we were going to be illuminating
something that not a lot of people see,” Groff
said. “Some people thought there was too much sex in the show
or not enough sex in the show.”
HBO has yet to announce a premiere date
for the Looking finale.