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'Modern Family' Star to Produce Soapy Procedural for ABC THR

One of the stars of ABC’s hit sitcom "Modern Family" has signed on to executive produce a soapy procedural that has received a script commitment from ABC, according to The Hollywood Reporter's Live Feed.

“Modern Family’s” Sofia Vergara will exec produce the new show, “Killer Women.”

The project tracks a female Texas Ranger and is adapted from an Argentine series called "Mueres Asesinas," which is based on a book trilogy by Marisa Grinstein. Hannah Shakespeare of "The Raven" will write the script and executive produce.

The project comes from ABC Studios and Ben Silverman's Electus, with Silverman also tapped to executive produce.

Thumbnail image for sofia-vergara.jpgSofia Vergara