The West Wing‘s Teri Polo and Rescue Me‘s Sherri Saum have earned the lead roles in the Jennifer Lopez / ABC Family drama pilot The Fosters.
The one-hour project from producer Jennifer Lopez revolves around Stef and Lena Foster, a mixed-race lesbian couple who are parents to a biological son as well as several adopted children. When Lena decides to take in Callie, a troubled teen with an abusive past, the girl’s disruptive ways threaten to turn the Fosters’ lives upside down. The Fosters is currently in pre-production.
[via Hollywood Reporter]