ABC may have cancelled a slew of its shows this week, but that means there’s a bunch of new programming about to make its way to the network!
And after watching the first look for Shonda Rhimes‘ Still Star Crossed, we’ve already forgotten about whatever shows were cancelled to make room for the romantic period drama!
Based on Melinda Taub‘s book of the same name, the Romeo and Juliet sequel will take Shondaland to places it’s never been before — 16th century Verona!
Related: Scandal Fans React To That Shocking Season Finale!
The drama picks up where William Shakespeare‘s tragedy left off, following the romance and betrayal of the Montagues and Capulets in the wake of the young lovers’ tragic fate.
Ch-ch-check out the clip (above) to see the intense first look — and keep an eye out for Still Star-Crossed premiering this fall on ABC!
Tags: abc, drama, first look, melinda taub, romance, romeo and juliet, shonda rhimes, still star crossed, tv news, william shakespeare