Shonda Rhimes, the woman behind hit shows like Scandal, How to Get Away With Murder, and Grey’s Anatomy, is back with a brand new series for ABC. Still Star-Crossed is a period drama that picks up where the famous story of Romeo and Juliet leaves off. Based on Melinda Taub’s 2013 book of the same name, the show is set in fair Verona and focuses on Benvolio (Romeo’s cousin), Rosaline (Juliet’s cousin), and Prince Escalus, who attempts to end the feud between the Montagues and Capulets.
According to ABC, Still Star-Crossed will chart “the treachery, palace intrigue, and ill-fated romances of the Montagues and Capulets in the wake of the young lovers’ tragic fate.”
Check out the trailer, below.
What do you think? Will you be tuning in when Still Star-Crossed premieres?