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[TV] Janet Montgomery Cast As The Lead In ABC’s “Gothica”, I Learn That ABC’s “Gothica” Exists

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Deadline is reporting that ABC’s gothic soap “Gothica” has finally cast its lead. Janet Montgomery (pictured above; The Hills Run Red, Wrong Turn 3: Left For Dead) will be playing Grace Van Helsing in this INSANE sounding series. To be fair, she survived a Declan O’Brien movie, so she can probably survive anything (I kid, I kid). But seriously, did you know there was a show “set in the present day, which weaves together a mythology that incorporates the legends of Dracula, Jekyll and Hyde, Frankenstein and Dorian Gray.

It gets better, “In this incarnation of the story Frankenstein runs a hospital that also does biotech research and believes that he may have a way to bring his recently deceased daughter back to life. Gray is a wealthy playboy.

Anyway, she joins the previously cast Chris Egan (Resident Evil: Extinction), who will be playing Dorian Grey, as well as Tom Ellis who is playing Victor Frankenstein.

The show “centers on Grace Van Helsing (Montgomery), a Pulitzer prize winning journalist from New York who takes over her family’s hometown newspaper. Dorian Gray (Chris Egan) provides her with the $20 million she needs to retain control of the paper, and she was romantically involved with Victor Frankenstein (To Ellis) years ago. ” ABC Studios and the Mark Gordon Co. are producing the pilot written by Matt Lopez.

  • djblack1313

    again, this sounds very interesting and i like the casting thus far but it’s on ABC. i won’t let them fuck me over again (i’m STILL not over them cancelling the awesome sci-fi/horror show INVASION). this will get (IF they are lucky) maybe half a season before being cancelled.

  • Evan3

    @Evandickson – best… headline…ever