Looking won’t be back for a third season - and its star Jonathan Groff has admitted he is “bummed” by the show’s axing.
Groff told Digital Spy that he believes the HBO series had the potential to run for many more years.
“I’m bummed,” he said. “I wish we could’ve done multiple seasons -
because there’s just not a lot of gay TV shows, there’s not a lot of gay
stories out there, so I feel like there was so much still left to cover
- and within the context of our own specific characters and
"I’m definitely bummed to see it go, but I’m grateful that we at least are getting a special
to say goodbye to the experience, and to go back to San Francisco one
last time. Oftentimes, with TV shows, they cancel it and you don’t even
get to say goodbye to anyone, because it’s so sudden - so the fact that
we’re getting to go back is great.
"But yeah, of course, I wish that we could’ve gone longer and done more seasons - full seasons.”
Groff - who plays Patrick - added that he does not expect series creator
Michael Lannan and co-producer Andrew Haigh to “tie [the series] up in a
“I’ve gotten the basic rundown of what happens, but
they’re [still] nailing out the details of the storylines,” he
explained. “I can’t imagine with Michael and Andrew - knowing them and
knowing the way they work… I can’t imagine that they’re going to tie
it up in a bow, because that’s just not the way that they express
themselves. But I think it’ll be a nice final chapter.”
Looking will shoot its final episode later in 2015. The series airs on HBO in the US and on Sky Atlantic in the UK.