ABC Family Developing Two ‘Romeo and Juliet’-Themed Projects

December 12, 2012  •  Post A Comment

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.

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