Monthly Archives: February 2013

Jennifer Beals joins new tv drama pilot ‘Venice’

Jennifer will star on a new ABC drama pilot  titled ‘Venice’.  Jennifer will reunite with The L Word’s creator Ilene Chaiken who will be the  showrunner and executive producer.

‘Venice’ is written by Byron Balasco (Without A Trace) and McG (Supernatural, Nikita) is directing the pilot. The show focuses on two rival families living in Venice, California  where a forbidden and dangerous Romeo & Juliet-esque romance emerges between them as the two families battle for control of Venice. Jennifer will play the lead role of Lisa Carver, the elegant bohemian matriarch of the Carver family.

Source Deadline.com

Edit: Pilot renamed to “Westside”

Jennifer Beals at the Family Equality Awards Dinner

Jennifer attended the Family Equality Council LA Awards Dinner on Saturday Feb 9th at the Universal Studios’ Globe Theatre. This event is aimed at connecting the growing Los Angeles community of LGBT-headed families and supporters as well as advancing efforts to create equality for all families.
Presenters for the evening included Sean Hayes, star of NBC’s long-running hit Will & Grace; Andrew Rannells of NBC’s new hit show The New Normal; Darren Criss, star of Fox’s Glee; and comedian and actress Molly Shannon.