Newswire: Shondaland now pretty much unstoppable, sells nun drama to ABC

The ongoing love affair between ABC and Shonda Rhimes’ production company Shondaland shows no signs of abating, with the network gobbling up shows as fast as Rhimes and her cohorts can pitch. The most recent manifestation of ABC’s Rhimes addiction is an untitled Shondaland project it’s picked up from Fringe and The Flash producer Alison Schapker, centering on the drama behind the doors of a convent full of nuns. (Rhimes and Betsy Beers will also serve as executive producers on the project.)

Although there’s no information about which specific flavors of nun—singing, Flying, Katy Perry-hating, On The Runthe show will center on, Variety describes the main characters as “a group of Catholic nuns fighting the closure of their Bronx-based convent, who must suddenly deal with three young novices whose arrival unearths long-buried secrets.” So yeah, even if this wasn’t coming from The House That …

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