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ABC Family orders Lopez-produced TV pilot

Updated: 2012-08-24 10:03
( Agencies)

ABC Family orders Lopez-produced TV pilot

Actress and singer Jennifer Lopez arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar party in West Hollywood.[Photo/Agencies]

ABC Family says it green-lighted a series pilot from Jennifer Lopez's production company about a lesbian couple and their diverse family.

ABC Family said Thursday the comedy-drama pilot, titled "The Fosters", is about two women raising a "21st century", multi-ethnic mix of foster and biological kids.

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Lopez will be an executive producer for the hour-long project. Casting was not announced.

Her company, Nuyorican, is in development on other TV series, including "Taming Ben Taylor", a romantic comedy starring the actress-singer, and "Sweet Little 15", a Mexican girl's coming-of-age story.

Lopez, who recently exited "American Idol" as a judge, also is developing films through her company.