Golden Globe winner Madeleine Stowe will co-star in and ABC pilot, reports Deadline.com.
Stowe will play Victoria Grayson, in "ABC’s "Revenge," an updated take on the classic novel "The Count of Monte Cristo."
Stowe’s character is the matriarch of the family who masterminded the ruination of the father of the main character, Amanda, the story notes.
In the ABC retelling of the famous story, the setting is the Hamptons. Amanda will be played by Emily VanCamp as a mysterious woman who moves to the Hamptons to find revenge on the the Grayson family for the damage they did to her family.
The story says that Victoria Grayson doesn’t recognize Amanda, who was sent to live in foster homes after her family was destroyed.
The pilot has also cast Henry Czerny to co-star, who will play Victoria’s husband, Conrad, the story notes.