ABC is moving forward with “Eight Hundred Grapes,” with Deadline reporting that the network gave a put pilot commitment to the drama project set in California’s wine country. Based on Laura Dave’s book, the project comes from “The Path” co-executive producer Julia Brownell, Phillip Noyce, 20th Century Fox TV and Temple Hill Entertainment.
The project is written and executive produced by Brownell, with Noyce to executive produce and direct. Temple Hill’s Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey executive produce and the company’s Albert Page is co-executive producer.
“‘Eight Hundred Grapes’ reunites Australian film director Noyce (‘Rabbit-Proof Fence’) with Temple Hill and ABC after directing the pilot and the second episode of their drama series ‘Revenge,'” Deadline notes.