ABC has continued their series orders today with Secrets & Lies, the hour-long drama starring Ryan Phillippe, which the network has picked up to series with a 10 episode order.
Secrets & Lies tells the story of a family man who finds the body of a young boy and quickly becomes the prime murder suspect. He has no choice but to try to find the real killer as his marriage, his kids, his reputation, and his sanity are all at stake.
The drama is produced by ABC Studios and stars Phillippe, Juliette Lewis, KaDee Strickland, Clifton Collins Jr, Natalie Martinez, Belle Shouse, Indiana Evans, Charles Dutton, Steven Brand and Kate Ashfield. The script was written by Barbie Kligman who executive produces alongside Tracey Robertson, Aaron Kaplan and Nathan Mayfield.
This is expected to be the last new drama pick up for ABC for next season. It joins fellow new drama entries Agent Carter, How To Get Away With Murder, American Crime, The Whispers and Forever. The six projects are joining a formidable drama line up at ABC, which includes, amongst others, Scandal, Grey’s Anatomy, Castle and Resurrection.