HBO Orders Pilot from Glee Co-Creator Ryan Murphy
Co-creator of Glee and American Horror Story Ryan Murphy recently received a pilot order from HBO for a new show titled Open, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
According to the report, Open is described as a relationship drama that explores human sexuality and relationships. Murphy, who regularly tackles themes of sexuality in his TV shows, co-wrote the pilot with Dexter co-executive producer Lauren Gussis; the two will also executive produce the series.
Open marks Murphy’s second project with the premium cable channel. He is executive producing and directing an adaptation of Larry Kramer’s award-winning play The Normal Heart, set to premiere on HBO in 2014. It will star Julia Roberts, Mark Ruffalo and Matt Bomer.
Casting for Open is expected to begin shortly and production is slated to start in the fall.
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