'Looking': Jonathan Groff and cast shoot down 'Girls' comparisons, reminisce about San Francisco

brightcove.createExperiences(); As "Looking" nears its Sunday (Jan. 19) premiere on HBO, the series, which follows a group of gay friends as they navigate life in San Francisco, has garnered plenty of comparisons to that other HBO series about a group of friends in an iconic city: "Girls.""I think the cool thing about the comparisons to 'Girls' or 'Queer as Folk' or 'Sex and the City' is that there's maybe an audience crossover. If you liked those shows, chances are you might like our show," Jonathan Groff, who stars as Patrick, tells Zap2it at "Looking's" Los Angeles premiere. "But the writing and tone and style are very different, and I think once people see the show and they start to see a couple of episodes and get, sort of, what we're trying to express, they'll understand it's sort of a whole thing unto itself.""I think people need something to relate it to, so they just...



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