Looking: The Movie provides ‘closure’ for cancelled gay drama
When the critically praised HBO series “Looking” was cancelled last year after just two seasons, it was a crushing blow to the LGBTQ community. After all, it was the first high-profile show to focus on gay men since Showtime’s “Queer As Folk” ended in 2005. Fans started online petitions to bring the show back, and they’ll soon get their wish. Sort of. On Saturday, “Looking: The Movie” will air on HBO Canada at 10 p.m., providing some closure to fans of the series. The film is set about nine months after the Season 2 finale and finds Jonathan Groff ’s lead character, video-game designer Patrick, returning to San Francisco for the wedding of Agustin and Eddie (Daniel Franzese). While there, he reunites with the whole crew, which also includes Murray Bartlett as Patrick’s friend Dom Basaluzzo, who works in the restaurant industry.