Jennifer Lopez and Peter Paige are
developing a lesbian-themed hour-long drama for cabler ABC Family.
According to Deadline
Hollywood, Lopez and Paige will executive produce the yet-to-be
named series. Lopez will also appear on the show as a guest star.
The drama will center on a lesbian
couple who are coping with raising three children when a wayward
teenage girl moves in. One of the women is a police officer, the
other a private school teacher. Together they are raising a
biological son and adopted teen twins of opposite sexes.
ABC Family also broadcasts Pretty
Little Liars, which co-stars Shay Mitchell as openly lesbian teen
Shay Mitchell “fortunate” to play lesbian teen.)
Paige and Brad Bredeweg, the creators
and writers of the show, will share executive producer credits with
Simon Fields, Lopez's partner at Nuyorican Productions, and Greg
Paige is best know for his role as
Emmett Honeycutt on Showtime's groundbreaking gay drama Queer as
Folk. His debut as director and writer was on the 2005 film Say