"The third season is developing even as we shoot it, which is another really exciting thing about the show,” Hunter said. "There are large themes that we want to discuss and approach, but I would say there is no definitive road map. "There is a greater devotion to asking bigger questions this season. Grace is asking questions about faith and about belief. There’s no judgment that the show makes on any kind of belief system in the world. We open up the conversation to be nondenominational and very international.” Although work keeps her busy, Hunter does make time to watch other TNT shows, such as "The Closer” starring Kyra Sedgwick and "Leverage” featuring University of Oklahoma alumnus Christian Kane. "TNT has done a spectacular job of nurturing and developing other shows,” she said. "They’ve got great taste. And I’m really looking forward to seeing ‘HawthoRNe,’ which is the new Jada Pinkett Smith show. It sounds fantastic.”
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