Episode three of ‘Hightown’ was a game-changer. HL spoke with EP Gary Lennon in regards to the fallout of Renee and Ray crossing a line, Jackie’s romantic future, and Junior’s large ‘dilemma.’

The top of Hightown episode three featured a variety of turning factors for the characters. Renee and Ray lastly gave in to the sexual pressure between them and attached within the backseat of his automotive. Whereas their chemistry is simple, are there ulterior motives there? Or may there be actual emotions between them? That’s precisely what MeSlop requested Hightown government producer Gary Lennon throughout the present’s digital press junket.

“I do. I actually do,” Gary instructed MeSlop about whether or not or now there are actual emotions between the characters. “I feel that you simply get right into a scenario which may occur out of your management, and also you get in it and you reside in it and nobody can let you know what you’re going to do. Consequently, she’s going to be toying with loads of questions. Am I taking good care of my son? Am I being alone for Frankie? Is that this actual? What I’m feeling, is that this actual between us? Is it not? Is it fabricated? Do I must consider it? Do I must delude myself into believing that it’s actual till it’s not? All of these questions are one thing that she’s going by means of and that we’ll tease aside.”

Jackie and Junior in episode three of ‘Hightown.’ (STARZ)

Gary famous that the scene between Renee and Ray within the automotive is certainly one of his “favourite scenes.” He added, “I additionally assume that Riley [Voelkel], to me, is an actress who’s very very similar to a younger Jessica Lange. You simply by no means know what she’s going to do subsequent. It’s superior.”

Jackie additionally visited her ex, Devonne, throughout the episode. They attached and it’s clear there are actual emotions between them. However Jackie’s not prepared to vary her methods for Devonne — not but. “She is aware of that she all the time has that place to return to,” Gary mentioned. “It’s actually a mushy touchdown that’s acquainted. Typically when somebody’s good to you, it’s virtually such as you hate your self. You’re feeling like you need to push them away since you don’t really feel you deserve it. That’s just like the push and pull of their relationship. I feel we’re asking questions like, can love prevent? And the reply is totally different for everybody.”

As for Junior, Osito took him on a journey to “toughen him up,” per Frankie’s request. Osito instructed Junior to beat up a fast-food employee. After some hesitation, Junior did what he was instructed and part of him appeared to benefit from the energy he acquired from it. “I feel it’s undoubtedly a turning level,” Gary teased. “It’s the starting of him being ushered into that world. And the query is, will he dive into that world headfirst? Or will he come to his senses earlier than one thing else occurs and he’ll should pay a consequence for that motion? That’s the dilemma he’s in. He’s uncovered to this world. Is he going to mainly double down and go full ahead with Osito or is he going to have to drag out? That’s the query that the viewers will probably be asking. We’ll reply that query within the subsequent few episodes.” Hightown airs Sundays at eight p.m. on STARZ.