05/18/2013 11:27 am ET

America Ferrera Eyes TV Comeback On ABC

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America Ferrera may return to ABC.

The former "Ugly Betty" actress’ telenovela project "Pedro & Maria" is in development at the broadcast network as a potential limited series. Originally developed at MTV three years ago, "Pedro & Maria" is a modern day twist on "Romeo and Juliet." The project is from executive producer Ben Silverman ("The Office," "The Biggest Loser") through his Electus multimedia studio.

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