A fairytale drama of epic proportions is brewing at ABC.
Brittany O’Grady has landed the lead function of Luna within the community’s pilot, Epic, which comes from Adam Horowitz and Eddy Kitsis (As soon as Upon a Time).
Deadline first reported the news, revealing that Luna is a princess modified by a damaged coronary heart.
She doesn’t imagine in love tales, however “she is about to seek out herself caught in essentially the most epic one among all — her personal.”
It is an intriguing hook, however we should always make one factor clear:
This isn’t a As soon as Upon a Time spinoff. It is a standalone collection that may put a brand new spin on basic Disney fairytales.
The solid additionally contains Eleanor Fanyinka, who is ready to play a personality named The Seer.
Epic is described as “a romantic anthology collection set within the fairytale universe of Disney… going down in a Disney-like Enchanted Forest.”
Additionally on board is As soon as Upon a Time author, Brigitte Hales, who will write the script for the pilot.
O’Grady is finest identified for her three-season activate FOX drama, Star.
Her most up-to-date TV credit score was on the Apple TV+ dramedy, Little Voice. Whereas the streamer has been open concerning the future for its different reveals, Little Voice has been in limbo for months.
There is a good likelihood the collection will not be being picked up for a second season at this stage, particularly if its lead is shifting on to a brand new undertaking.
Different ABC pilots within the works for the present improvement season embrace Acts of Crime, Darkish Horse, Nationwide Parks, Promised Land, Queens, Triage, Adopted, Black Do not Crack, Bucktown, Maggie, and The Surprise Years.
As soon as Upon a Time was an enormous success for ABC, nevertheless it misplaced lots of floor within the scores by the point it was canceled.
With Epic taking an anthology strategy, it might imply new characters each season, and that is a great way to maintain issues recent.
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