Jonathan will play Ian, a calculating and power-hungry staffer working for Kelsey Grammar’s Chicago mayor Tom Kane. Oh, and another thing: Prepare for Jon’s character to be involved in some very sexual scenes — with both men and women.
After Elton attended the Television Critics Association panel for Season 2 of the show, and they brought back some scandalous tidbits about what to expect on the show. When asked about Ian’s sexuality, Jonathan said, “Ian’s sort of M.O. is that he will do anything to get ahead… I think power is the thing that turns him on the most so whether it’s a man or a woman or someone older, it’s all about whatever he can do to progress in the political [arena].”
But will we literally be seeing Ian’s sexuality played out in front of the camera, panel attendees wanted to know. Jonathan smiled and nodded, “Yes! Very much. It’s very much seen.”
Somehow, though, we’re thinking Rachel Berry’s fluffy pink pillowcases and Madonna music won’t be involved this time around. Jesse’s sure isn’t in Lima anymore!