Roma Downey is bringing a new family to television. The Touched by an Angel actress has partnered with LightWorkers Media to develop Karen Kingsbury’s Baxter Family novels for TV, Deadline reports.
LightWorkers Media is the faith and family division of MGM.
Kingsbury’s book series spans 22 novels and tells the saga of John and Elizabeth Baxter and their six children over the course of many years.
From Kingsbury, in a press statement:
Working with Roma Downey to see the Baxter Family become a TV series is the most exciting thing to happen in my entire career. In her capable and talented hands, we all believe the Baxter Family will become a longstanding beloved series that will run for many years to come. My 25 million readers have been begging to see the Baxter Family on TV, and now their dreams will come true.”
What do you think? Have you read Kingsbury’s book series? Would you watch the TV series?