Here’s an interesting casting news. Bruce Greenwood
and Odette Annable
are set to star in an upcoming ABC’s pilot titled Venice
Described as a modern take on Romeo & Juliet, the project will center on two rival families of California’s most seductive beachside city against each other, and the whole thing will be directed by McG
. Head inside to find more details about it!
Written by Byron Balasco
, Venice is a soap about the haves and the have-nots of California’s most seductive city, Venice.
It will centers on two rival families – the Nances and the Carvers, and a forbidden and dangerous romance emerging between them as the families battle for control of Venice.
As for the above mentioned cast, Bruce Greenwood is on board to play character named Gordy Nance, the most powerful man in Venice and the head of the Nance family, described as “Bill Clinton without the moral compass.”
Odette Annable, on the other hand, is set to star as his daughter Sophie, described as “an independent thinker who owns a trendy Venice boutique”. She has her father’s business sense but has been in love with the Carvers’ son, Chris, since she was a girl.
In addition to Greenwood and Annable, Jennifer Beals
is also on board to play the matriarch of the rival family – Lisa Carver.
Balasco will executive produce Venice alongside Peter Johnson, Ilene Chaiken and McG.
Stay tuned for more updates!