AMERICAN CRIME - American Crime, a new drama series slated for the 2014-15 season on ABC, will be set in Modesto. The show, which follows a racially charged crime and tackles race, class and gender politics in America, is created by Oscar-winning 12 Years a Slave screenwriter John Ridley. American Crime stars Richard Cabral as Hector Tonz, Elvis Nolasco as Carter, Caitlin Gerard as Aubry, Johnny Ortiz as Tony Gutierrez, Benito Martinez as Alonzo Gutierrez, Timothy Hutton as Russ, Felicity Huffman as Barb, W. Earl Brown as Tom and Penelope Ann Miller as Eve. Official cast image from ABC.  (ABC/Bob D'Amico)
AMERICAN CRIME - American Crime, a new drama series slated for the 2014-15 season on ABC, will be set in Modesto. The show, which follows a racially charged crime and tackles race, class and gender politics in America, is created by Oscar-winning 12 Years a Slave screenwriter John Ridley. American Crime stars Richard Cabral as Hector Tonz, Elvis Nolasco as Carter, Caitlin Gerard as Aubry, Johnny Ortiz as Tony Gutierrez, Benito Martinez as Alonzo Gutierrez, Timothy Hutton as Russ, Felicity Huffman as Barb, W. Earl Brown as Tom and Penelope Ann Miller as Eve. Official cast image from ABC. (ABC/Bob D'Amico) ABC
AMERICAN CRIME - American Crime, a new drama series slated for the 2014-15 season on ABC, will be set in Modesto. The show, which follows a racially charged crime and tackles race, class and gender politics in America, is created by Oscar-winning 12 Years a Slave screenwriter John Ridley. American Crime stars Richard Cabral as Hector Tonz, Elvis Nolasco as Carter, Caitlin Gerard as Aubry, Johnny Ortiz as Tony Gutierrez, Benito Martinez as Alonzo Gutierrez, Timothy Hutton as Russ, Felicity Huffman as Barb, W. Earl Brown as Tom and Penelope Ann Miller as Eve. Official cast image from ABC. (ABC/Bob D'Amico) ABC

ABC crime drama will be set in Modesto; local reaction mixed

June 22, 2014 6:03 PM