HBO Orders Gay-Themed Jonathan Groff Series

HBO Dramedy Cast Jonathan GroffHBO has given the green light to an untitled San Francisco-set dramedy starring Glee‘s Jonathan Groff.

Based on a feature script penned by Michael Lannan, the untitled eight-episode series centers on the three Bay Area friends enjoying what life has to offer a new generation of gay men. Murray Bartlett (Guiding Light) and Frankie J. Alvarez (Smash) co-star, with Andrew Haigh (Gladiator), David Marshall Grant (Brothers & Sisters) and Sarah Condon (Bored to Death) exec-producing.

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Groff — whose other recent credits include Starz’s ill-fated Boss and The Good Wife — will next be seen as a love interest of Friday Night Lights‘ Taylor Kitsch in the Ryan Murphy-helmed HBO film The Normal Heart.

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