ABC Family Developing Two 'Romeo and Juliet'-Themed Projects THR
ABC Family has two "Romeo and Juliet"-themed projects in the works, with both based on young-adult novels, according to The Hollywood Reporter's Live Feed.
"Recovery Road," a 2011 novel by Blake Nelson, focuses on a high school student who is seeking treatment for a drinking and anger problem and finds love in rehab, the story notes. The project is searching for a writer.
"Juliet Immortal" is based on the 2012 book by Stacey Jay, who will write and produce the adaptation. In her novel, Romeo murders Juliet as a sacrifice to ensure his immortality, but Juliet is given eternity to fight against him and protect the innocent, the story says.