Showtime is developing a supernatural thriller from Hung co-creators Dmitry Lipkin and Colette Burson, Deadline reports.
Entitled Sleep No More, the series revolves around a town where the dead keep returning to life. Lipkin and Burson will serve as writers and executive producers.
Hung's Thomas Jane has long maintained a "no gay sex" mandate for his male prostitute character, Ray Drecker, and "that maxim still stands," he says. But when a rival anything-goes gigolo (The Vampire Diaries' Stephen Amell) hones in on Ray's territory in Hung's third season (premiering on HBO in October), Ray inches closer to the forbidden LGBT zone. Mid-season, he'll bed down with a pre-op transgender receptionist named Kyla before contemplating a full same-sex encounter. Kyla is played by transgender actress Jamie Clayton, whose only previous TV experience was cohosting VH1's TRANSform Me.
When Thomas first got wind of Ray's new adventures...