ABC planning drama series about New Orleans, magic – and The Times-Picayune

ABC planning drama series about New Orleans, magic — and The Times-Picayune

Add one other TV pilot to the present wealth of initiatives submitting paperwork to shoot in New Orleans. ABC’s “For Love,” which lately wrapped its two-week native shoot, is a supernaturally tinged love story involving a Occasions-Picayune journalist and the “secret world of magic in modern-day New Orleans,” based on Selection.

Lex Scott Davis (CBS’s “Coaching Day”) stars as Occasions-Pic scribe Hope Castille, who’s described as a “headstrong, clever and emotionally giving” journalist 5 years faraway from the dying of her fiance. However simply as she is starting to restart her life, she receives a mysterious telephone name from her deceased lover, which opens the door to town’s secret, magical aspect.

Co-stars for the present — which has no official affiliation with NOLA.com | The Occasions-Picayune — embody Ethan Peck, Jon Ecker, Luke Arnold, Isabella Russo, Rachel Skarsten and Chloe Wepper. Michael Cooney is writing and Kim Moses is producing for ABC Studios

In line with the challenge’s submitting with the Louisiana movie workplace, the pilot episode of “For Love” was shot on a funds of $7.5 million. Of that, $5.6 million was earmarked for in-state expenditures, together with $2 million on Louisiana payroll.

There’s been no announcement as to when, or if, it’ll air or if it has been tapped for a full-season order.