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Julia Roberts' 'Taming of the Shrew' Lands on ABC

October 4, 2012 (4:28 am) GMT
The 'Eat, Pray, Love' actress will executive produce the workplace comedy which follows a horrible boss and employees trying to tame her.

ABC has obtained a new sitcom to be executive produced by in collaboration with Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas. The show is called "The Taming of the Shrew", which is the same title of the classic Shakespeare play, but the similarity stops there.

The half-hour workplace comedy centers on a boss, who is described as being horrible and tyrannical, and her employees who try to keep her under control. Marc Hyman, who wrote the story of "", will provide the screenplay.

Roberts and Goldsmith-Thomas have previously worked together on two "American Girl" films and a short-lived CBS series "Queens Supreme". The behind-the-scene role aside, the Oscar-winning actress will next appear on feature films "" and "".

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