Felicity Huffman, Vanessa Williams
Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry is leaving Wisteria Lane, and moving on to another ABC project titled Devious Maids.
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The hourlong series -- billed as a prime-time soap — will follow four Latina housekeepers based in Beverly Hills, Deadline reports
. The drama is adapted from the telenovela The Disorderly Maids of the Neighborhood
, now in its second season. The original version revolves around five maids (rather than four) who find themselves in the middle of a murder mystery that rocks their ordinarily quiet community.Cherry will write and executive-produce the show with Housewives
partner Sabrina Wind