Ryan Murphy Relationship Project ‘Open’ Gets Pilot Order From HBO

by | April 11, 2013 at 8:14 AM | TV News

Producer Ryan Murphy (Photo: Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

By Tim Kenneally

LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Ryan Murphy has just entered an “Open” relationship with HBO.

The “Nip/Tuck,” “Glee” and “American Horror Story” honcho has sold a pilot, “Open,” to HBO, which will be shot this fall.

The project, which was written and co-created by Murphy and “Dexter” producer Lauren Gussis, is being billed as a “multi-character exploration of the complex, ever-evolving landscape of sexuality, monogamy, and intimacy in relationships.”

Murphy and Gussis will also serve as executive producers, along with Ryan Murphy Productions president Dante Di Loreto.

Ryan Murphy Television is producing in association with Fox 21, Twentieth Century Fox’s cable production division.

Murphy’s “The Normal Heart,” an adaption of the play by activist Larry Kramer, will air on HBO next year.

Deadline frst reported the news of “Open” landing with HBO.

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