The drama is a modern exploration of sexuality and relationships. Torv, best known for Fringe, will play Windsor, a yoga instructor in a relationship with Holly (Leigh), an actress intensely committed to her career. Windsor questions her relationship after meeting another woman with whom she has an instant connection.
Leigh (Weeds, Revenge) and Torv join the previously cast Wes Bentley and Scott Speedman. Open is written and executive-produced by Murphy (Glee, American Horror Story) and Lauren Gussis (Dexter). American Horror Story's Dante Di Loreto will also serve as an executive producer.