A ‘In Treatment’ Reboot is Being Considered at HBO!!

HBO is considering going back into therapy.

The premium cable outlet is exploring a reboot of its drama series In Treatment, about the interaction between a therapist and his patients. The series, based on an Israeli show, BeTipul, and starring Gabriel Byrne as Dr. Paul Weston, ran for three seasons from 2008-10.

No writer or showrunner is attached yet. Given the nature of the show, however — episodes were almost exclusively two-character pieces featuring Paul and one of his patients — it’s not difficult to see an updated version of the series conforming to industry safety guidelines put forth during the coronavirus pandemic. (Nor would it be a stretch for the show to be filmed remotely.)

HBO also has an ongoing relationship with In Treatment executive producer Hagai Levi, having just ordered a limited series based on Ingmar Bergman‘s Scenes From a Marriage from him. Levi also co-created and executive produced Our Boys for HBO.

In Treatment aired multiple episodes each week during its run, with Paul meeting with several patients and concluding with a session with his own therapist (Dianne Weist). Michelle Forbes, Blair Underwood, Melissa George, Mia Wasikowska, Josh Charles, Hope Davis, Alison Pill, Embeth Davidtz, Sherri Saum, Russell Hornsby, Aaron Shaw, John Mahoney, Irrfan Khan, Debra Winger, Amy Ryan, Dane DeHaan and Alex Wolff all played patients over the course of the series.

TVLine first reported the news.


via The Hollywood Reporter

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.