The third season of the HBO drama In
Treatment returns this week with a new gay teen storyline.
Dane DeHaan will play the role of
Jesse, described as a “gay and proud of it” teenage hipster.
Hernandez writes about the addition of DeHaan at his blog,
“Jesse is described
as being full of creativity and angst and he is struggling with his
identity and his relationship with his adoptive parents,” writes
The drama features Gabriel Byrne as
psychotherapist Dr. Paul Weston.
“Paul works to instill a sense of
belonging and self-worth in Jesse but when Jesse's birth parents
re-introduce themselves into his life, all of Paul's work is
threatened,” Hernandez adds.
In Treatment airs five shows a
week, each dedicated to a specific client. Episodes featuring Jesse
will be aired on Tuesdays, beginning with tonight's show.
DeHaan starred in the
made-for-television movies At Risk and The Front.
Also joining the cast in the show's
third season is three-time Oscar nominee and Cleveland native Debra