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This is the previously-announced hour-long drama that Jennifer Lopez sold to ABC Family that will center on a lesbian couple who suddenly have their already child-heavy multi-ethnic household turned upside down when a wayward teenage girl moves in. The lesbian couple will be played by Teri Polo (The West Wing) and Sherri Saum (Rescue Me). ABC Family picked up the pilot for a potential series that will be titled The Fosters. The rest of the cast - notably the children - follow via press release from ABC Family below; and based on what I see, it's not all that much of a multi-ethnic family, given that all but one of the 5 kids is white. ABC Family Begins Production On Drama Pilot "The Fosters" Starring Teri Polo And Sherri Saum From Executive Producer Jennifer Lopez Burbank, CA (November 6, 2012) - ABC Family begins production this week on the drama series pilot "The Fosters, »

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