'Star-Crossed' isn't just a love story: Watch a new promo for the CW drama here

From the title to the promos, The CW's newest drama, "Star-Crossed" seems to heavily play up its romantic love triangle. But the executive producers would like you to know that it's about way more than that. "Star-Crossed" takes place in the near future when a race of aliens called Atrians have crash-landed on Earth and now live in a "District 9"-style ghetto called the Sector. Ten years later, the humans try to integrate the local high school with seven Atrian teens, and a romance blossoms between a human girl and one of the Atrian boys. So sure, it's a high school romance, but there's also some sci-fi elements mixed with a Brown vs. Board of Education and a segregation parallel. Creator Meredith Averill tells reporters at the 2014 Television Critics Association winter press tour that she hopes the show will contain a "healthy balance" of all of those elements. "I think the pilot does lean...



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