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ABC didn’t pick up the pilot Westside

Westside (the pilot formerly known as Venice) sadly wasn’t picked up by ABC who started laying out its 2013-14 lineup on Friday and although the early buzzes were promising for Westside, ABC went for Betrayal, the other soap in competition.

Westside tells the story of two rival families when dangerous romance blossoms between the two sides. The cast included Jennifer Beals, Odette Annable, Bruce Greenwood, Dean Winters, Lincoln Lewis, Luke Bracey, Lexi Ainsworth and it was directed by McG and written by Byron Balasco and Ilene Chaiken.

The network’s other seven drama pickups includes: S.H.I.E.L.D.,  Once Upon a Time in Wonderland,  Lucky 7,  Betrayal, Mind Games, Resurrection and Killer Women.