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Actors Jonathan Groff and Raul Castillo Hit the Folsom Street Fair + 15 More 'Looking' Set PHOTOS


Andrew Haigh, the creator of HBO's Looking, Instagrammed this adorable photo of actors Raul Castillo and Jonathan Groff from the streets of San Francisco's Folsom Street Fair yesterday, where the cast was spending a bit more time. Looking has been shooting its second season since late August in and around the Bay area.

Fans of the show will remember a few pivotal scenes from the show last year for which Groff donned some leather.

Castillo, who recently joined Instagram, posted a photo from the Fair as well, with the caption, "Folsom Street Fair 2014. Check."

Several new actors have joined the cast this season including Mean Girls star Daniel Franzese, Crossbones' Chris Perfetti and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon's Bashir Salahuddin.

Check out 15 more Instagram photos from the set and around town shot by the cast, crew and fans, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Russell Tovey, Jonathan Groff And Murray Bartlett Watched The Emmys Together, Without Bitterness: PHOTO


Some of the lads from HBO's Looking got together for a little Emmy viewing party last night (as you do) and were notably upbeat despite the fact that their show did not receive any nods from Emmy voters. Looking's creator Andrew Haigh (who also wrote and directed Weekend) shared the above image on Instagram with the caption: "Watching the Emmys (without bitterness)."

Looking will be back for a second season, though filming has not yet begun.

'Looking' Back: Episode 2, 'Looking For Uncut'


Last week's premiere episode of HBO's Looking left viewers with a few mixed feelings. Overall, many (including myself) were impressed with the realistic portrayal of a certain segment of the gay population, but felt that realism didn't necessarily translate to compelling television. 

For those who decided to give the series another shot: Now that we've had a chance to see the second episode, have some of the put-offs from the pilot been resolved? We've got some observations about episode two, "Looking For Uncut," and want to hear your perspective, AFTER THE JUMP ...

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A Visit to the Set of HBO's Gay Drama 'Looking': VIDEO


HBO has posted a behind-the-scenes visit to the set of Looking featuring interviews with some of the actors and filmmakers behind the gay-themed drama which is coming in January and stars Jonathan Groff, Frankie J. Alvarez, and Murray Bartlett, along with Scott Bakula and Russell Tovey.

In this clip, the cast and crew talk about the importance of getting the authenticity of San Francisco right for the show, and what they hope it brings to the story.



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Gay HBO Drama 'Looking' Starring Jonathan Groff Starts Shooting in San Francisco: VIDEO


San Francisco is buzzing about the gay HBO drama Looking, which stars Jonathan Groff, Russell Tovey, Frankie Alvarez, Murray Bartlett, and Scott Bakula, and just started shooting in that city. The series, which follows the lives of a group of gay men in the city on the bay, is directed by Weekend's Andrew Haigh.

Watch a behind-the-scenes look at the start of shooting, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Gay HBO Andrew Haigh Dramedy Starring Jonathan Groff Set to Go


A gay dramedy starring Glee's Jonathan Groff and directed by Andrew Haigh (Weekend) has been given the go-ahead by HBO, according to the Hollywood Reporter:

The eight-episode dramedy hails from Andrew Haigh, who directed the pilot that is based on Michael Lannan's feature script Lorimer. Haigh will executive produce alongside Bored to Death's Sarah Condon and Brothers and Sisters' David Marshall Grant, with Lannan receiving a co-EP credit.

The untitled entry will revolves around the three friends in San Francisco who explore the fun and sometimes overwhelming options available to a new generation of gay men. Groff stars alongside Frankie J. Alvarez and Murray Bartlett. Production will begin in the fall in San Francisco for a 2014 premiere.

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