ABC has picked up the Latino drama project “Promised Land” to series. The show is described as an epic, generation-spanning drama about two Latinx families vying for wealth and power in California’s Sonoma Valley.
Matt Lopez is set to write and executive produce the pilot. Lopez has developed a number of projects with ABC and other broadcasters in the past. He most recently created and executive produced the CTV drama “Gone,” starring Chris Noth, Leven Rambin and Danny Pino. As a feature writer, his credits include “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice,” “Race to Witch Mountain,” “Bedtime Stories” and “The Wild.” He is currently also a writer on the new “Father of the Bride” Cuban-American-centered remake starring Andy García, Gloria Estefan, Diego Boneta, Adria Arjona and Isabel Merced.
Adam Kolbrenner and Maggie Malina executive produce alongside Lopez, and Michael Cuesta executive produces and directs. ABC Signature will serve as the studio.
The cast includes John Ortiz as Joe Sandoval, Cecilia Suárez as Lettie Sandoval, Augusto Aguilera as Mateo, Christina Ochoa as Veronica Sandoval, Mariel Molino as Camila Sandoval, Tonatiuh as Antonio Sandoval, Andres Velez as Carlos, Katya Martín as Juana and Rolando Chusan as Billy.
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