Based on the book ‘Love and War’ by Melinda Taub, the 9×60’ period drama from Shondaland picks up where the famous story of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ ends, charting the treachery, palace intrigue and ill-fated romances of the Montagues and Capulets in the wake of the young lovers’ tragic fate.
The deaths of Romeo and Juliet have escalated the feud between the Montagues and the Capulets. The streets of Verona have become dangerous and the kingdom is vulnerable to attack. The young ruling Prince of Verona, wants to bring peace to the kingdom by marrying a Capulet to a Montague to unite the families and strengthen his position. He commands the union of Romeo’s womanizing cousin with Juliet’s cousin – who is in love with someone else. But these two will have to banter their way through their courtship in the midst of treachery and palace intrigue. Another star-crossed love story begins.