ABC has released the Official Synopsis of Still Star-Crossed episode “The Course of True Love Never Did Run Smooth” (1.02), that will be aired on Monday, June 5 at 10:00-11:00 PM.
THEY SAY LOVE CONQUERS ALL, UNLESS THE CAPULETS AND MONTAGUES ARE INVOLVED
With Verona in crisis, Rosaline and Benvolio have no choice but to follow Prince Escalus’ decree to marry one another in an effort to restore peace, which Rosaline struggles to accept. Lady Capulet continues to mourn Juliet’s death, but unsettled by the way she died, is determined to figure out what or who influenced Juliet’s decision. Meanwhile, Livia and the nurse work tirelessly, hiding a secret of their own.
“Still Star-Crossed” stars Grant Bowler as Lord Damiano Montague, Wade Briggs as Benvolio Montague, Torrance Coombs as Count Paris, Dan Hildebrand as Friar Lawrence, Lashana Lynch as Rosaline Capulet, Ebonee Noel as Livia Capulet, Medalion Rahimi as Princess Isabella, Zuleikha Robinson as Lady Guiliana Capulet, Sterling Sulieman as Prince Escalus, Susan Wooldridge as Nurse and Anthony Head as Lord Silvestro Capulet.
Guest starring are Michael Sheldon as Lord Grimaldi, Michael Dozie as Lord Ruspoli, Julio Perillan as Matteo, Lily Travers as Stella and Ross Ellis as Jacopo.
“The Course of True Love Never Did Run Smooth” (#102) was written by Raamla Mohamed and directed by Jonathan Jones.
Still Star-Crossed picks up where the famous story of Romeo and Juliet ends, charting the treachery, fight for power and ill-fated romances of the Montagues and Capulets in the wake of the young lovers’ tragic fate. The series is based on the eponymous book by Melinda Taub.
In the wake of Romeo and Juliet’s tragic deaths, the Montague and Capulet rivalry escalates. A new royal takes the throne and struggles to determine what is best for his city when Verona as an epicenter of mayhem.
Still Star-Crossed was developed for television by Heather Mitchell, who is writer and executive producer. Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers, Mark Wilding, Michael Goldstein and Michael Offer also serve as executive producers.