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‘Still Star Crossed’ [Recap]: “The Course of True Love Never Did Run Smooth”

When we last left the Capulets and Montagues, Escalus (Sterling Sulieman), ordered the marriage of Rosaline Capulet (Lashana Lynch) to Benvolio Montague (Wade Briggs) in order to keep the peace in Verona. If the city is at odds then there would be a better chance for the surrounding cities to expand their borders by taking over a divided Verona. In a flashback, Escalus is talking to his father who is sending him to Venice to keep him away from the feud. The Prince wants Escalus to learn how to rule...
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‘Still Star Crossed’ Preview: “In Fair Verona, We Lay Our Space”

ABC and Shondaland will premiere the Shakepearean sequel Still Star Crossed tonight at 10 pm. It is based on the novel by the same name by author Melinda Taub. It follows the story of the Montagues and Capulets after the suicides of Romeo and Juliet. Okay, so you would have to be living under a rock to not know the story of Shakespeare's  star-crossed lovers Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet. There have been countless films, remakes, retellings and adaptaions with their own twists and turns but the premise is pretty...