We’ve all heard the tale of Romeo and Juliet, but what happened to the Montagues and Capulets after the young lovers’ tragic fate? ABC’s new series Still Star-Crossed will chart the treachery and fight for power along with more ill-fated romances.
Based on the eponymous book by Melinda Taub, the series begins in the wake of Romeo and Juliet’s tragic deaths as the Montague and Capulet rivalry escalates. A new royal takes the throne and struggles to determine what is best for his city with Verona as an epicenter of mayhem.
The series comes from Shondaland and ABC Studios and was developed by Heather Mitchell (Scandal, Grey’s Anatomy), who is a writer and executive producer. Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers, Mark Wilding and Michael Goldstein are executive producers. Michael Offer is executive producer and director of the pilot.
Starring Lashana Lynch (Brotherhood), Sterling Sulieman (Pretty Little Liars), Wade Briggs (Please Like Me), Medalion Rahimi (The Catch), Torrance Coombs (Reign), Grant Bowler (Defiance) and Anthony Head (Merlin).
Still Star-Crossed premieres May 29 at 10|9c on ABC.
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