A Closer Look At HBO's 'Looking' Starring Former 'Guiding Light' and 'One Life to Live' Actors - Soap Opera Network
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HBO

Detailing relationship woes, roommate drama, reaching a certain age and much more, “Looking” seeks to provide viewers with a different perspective on daily life for gay men in San Francisco when it premieres on Sunday, January 19, 2014 at 10:30 PM ET/9:30 PM CT on HBO. Starring former soap actors (ex-Henry, “;” Jesse St. James, “”) and (ex-Cyrus Foley, “”), along with actor (“”), the series follows 29-year-old Patrick (Groff), a video game designer getting back into the dating world in the wake of his ex’s engagement, 39-year-old Dom (Bartlett), a longtime waiter who has yet to reach his romantic and professional dreams, and 31-year-old Agustín (Alvarez), an aspiring artist questioning the idea of monogamy amid a move to domesticate with his boyfriend. In preparation for the shows launch, HBO has released several trailers to entice viewership as well as providing audiences with a closer look into the behind the scenes world of “Looking” with cast interviews. To learn more about the series, read on.

In “Invitation to the Set,” Groff, Bartlett and Alvarez along with the creative minds behind the series explain the core characters and their decision making process, why the show opted to film in San Francisco, instead of a Hollywood set that pretends to represent the city, and how the tone and energy of the show tells stories differently from ever seen before previously.

HBO

HBO

Created by and executive produced by (“Bored to Death”) and , “Looking’s” cast is rounded out by a host of dynamic gay male characters including Kevin (), Lynn (), and Richie (), as well as a wide-range of supporting characters like Dom’s roommate Doris (), Agustín’s boyfriend Frank (), and Patrick’s co-worker Owen ().

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