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A period drama that picks up where the famous story of Romeo and Juliet leaves off, charting the treachery, palace intrigue, and ill-fated romances of the Montagues and Capulets in the wake... See full summary »


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Series cast summary:
Grant Bowler ...  Lord Damiano Montague 7 episodes, 2017
Wade Briggs ...  Benvolio Montague 7 episodes, 2017
Torrance Coombs ...  Count Paris 7 episodes, 2017
Dan Hildebrand ...  Friar Lawrence 7 episodes, 2017
Lashana Lynch ...  Rosaline Capulet 7 episodes, 2017
Ebonee Noel ...  Livia Capulet 7 episodes, 2017
Medalion Rahimi ...  Princess Isabella 7 episodes, 2017
Zuleikha Robinson ...  Lady Guiliana Capulet 7 episodes, 2017
Susan Wooldridge ...  The Nurse 7 episodes, 2017
Anthony Head ...  Lord Silvestro Capulet 7 episodes, 2017
Sterling Sulieman ...  Prince Escalus 7 episodes, 2017
Julio Perillán ...  Squire Matteo / ... 6 episodes, 2017
Brittany Field ...  Carolina 5 episodes, 2017
Caspar ...  Pagolo Abbatelli 4 episodes, 2017
Joey Sordyl ...  Mauricio 4 episodes, 2017
Carl Chambers Carl Chambers ...  Pietro 4 episodes, 2017
William Carney ...  Archbishop 4 episodes, 2017
Claire Cooper ...  Tessa Montague 3 episodes, 2017
Clara Rugaard ...  Juliet Capulet 3 episodes, 2017
Lily Travers ...  Stella 3 episodes, 2017
Llew Davies Llew Davies ...  Truccio 3 episodes, 2017
Jimmy Castro Jimmy Castro ...  Royal Guard / ... 3 episodes, 2017
Ferdinand Kingsley ...  Aldo Lazzara 3 episodes, 2017
Hugh Quarshie ...  Prince Cosimo 3 episodes, 2017
Joshua Mills Joshua Mills ...  Brusque Guard 3 episodes, 2017
Laura Dale ...  Helena 2 episodes, 2017
Robert Goodman ...  Abbot Kinnissimo / ... 2 episodes, 2017
Colin Morgan ...  Ambassador Donato 2 episodes, 2017
Eric Goode ...  Ambassador Gonzaga 2 episodes, 2017
Rick Zingale ...  Capulet Peasant 2 episodes, 2017
Joe Manjón Joe Manjón ...  Royal Guard 2 episodes, 2017
Mark Schardan ...  Crossing Guard 2 episodes, 2017


A period drama that picks up where the famous story of Romeo and Juliet leaves off, charting the treachery, palace intrigue, and ill-fated romances of the Montagues and Capulets in the wake of the young lovers' tragic fate. Based on the book by Melinda Taub.

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Release Date:

29 May 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Под несчастливой звездой See more »

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Shondaland See more »
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16:9 HD
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Based on a book by Melinda Taub See more »

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Shakespeare in Shondaland :)
31 May 2017 | by beck0974See all my reviews

It's interesting how certain reviewers (is it even released in Luxembourg yet?) are reacting negatively to the casting. It's a TV show based on a YA novel that used secondary characters from a play where all female roles were played by men. Mind you, Shakespeare borrowed heavily from other sources ("The Tragical History of Romeus and Juliet" and "Palace of Pleasure"), rewrote and adapted other writers' concepts, and his history plays are straight up Tudor propaganda. Oh, not to mention all of the in jokes and innuendos throughout his plays. I bet he'd be tickled that his play spurned a new tale AND TV show.

All that to say that I enjoyed the episode. While fast paced, it did do the job of establishing the conflict, introducing the players, and teasing just enough to whet your appetite.

I think the casting is phenomenal. So many talented English, Australian, and American actors. While the writing was clunky in bits, I do believe the actors elevated the material, which usually doesn't happen. The costuming is exquisite and so vibrant. I appreciate the attention to detail (although some costumes are a bit out of time, it's not too distracting, especially when so many get it right).

But truthfully, the star of the show is Salamanca (standing in for Verona). For a show set in one city, the fact it's filmed on location gives the scenes so much more power, authenticity, and depth that a sound stage would remove. You feel as if you're there with them walking the streets of this beautiful city.

I'm pleasantly intrigued by what is to come, and if the preview is any hint, it'll be explosive!

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