Inspired by the French novel ‘Count of Monte Cristo’ by Alexandre Dumas, Revenge is an American Drama that airs on the ABC network. It features Madeleine Stowe and Emily VanCamp. Madeleine Stowe was also nominated for a Golden Globe that recognized her work as an antagonist in the series, Victoria Grayson although the award was given to Claire Danes.
Emily (Emily VanCamp) visits Hamptons during summer where she rents a home next to the Grayson’s in the town. Her purpose of visit lies beyond that of merely enjoying the summer. In reality, Emily is Amanda Clarke, the daughter of a father who was convicted for a crime he had never committed. She was separated from her father as a little girl and never saw him. She determined to find those who betrayed her father and in that list topped Victoria Grayson (Madeleine Stowe), the matriarchal head of the Grayson family who had once loved her father and then betrayed him. The entire series revolves around Emily setting her plan to navigate to the upper strata of the society and to turn against those who had betrayed her father. However, during the course, she encounters vivid emotions and numerous questions that set back each and every move she undertakes.
Nolan Ross (Gabriel Mann), a software wiz, aids Emily in the due course of her revenge. Conrad Grayson (Henry Czerny) – husband of Victoria Grayson and many other characters form a part of the series. Entangled with excitement and thrill, Revenge is an apt entertainer for those who crave for series of a unique kind.