ABC drama pilot stages 'L Word' reunion

An ABC pilot will reunite Jennifer Beals with "The L Word" creator/executive producer.

Story highlights

  • A pilot in development for ABC will reunite Jennifer Beals with "L Word" creator
  • Ilene Chaiken will serve as the showrunner for "Venice"
  • "Venice" is a sudsy drama about two rival families who live in the California city

A drama pilot in development for ABC this fall will reunite Jennifer Beals with the creator/executive producer of "The L Word," the drama she starred in at Showtime.

Ilene Chaiken will serve as the showrunner for "Venice," a sudsy drama pilot from McG about two rival families who live in the California city, Deadline reports.

Chaiken was a co-creator of The L Word, which aired on the pay network from 2004-09.

Beals will play the matriarch of one of the families in the drama pilot, which McG will direct. Beals last appeared in Fox's "The Mob Doctor" and "The Chicago Code."

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See the original article at EW.com.