'Promised Land': 5 things to know about the ABC family drama series

Rivalry, succession, feuds, and family politics take center stage in the ABC drama


                            'Promised Land': 5 things to know about the ABC family drama series
'Promised Land' official poster (ABC)

2022 is here and a new year brings a slew of brand new watches to tune into! ABC's upcoming series 'Promised Land' is centered around a family's vineyard and each of the members' plans and ambitions that they hold close to their heart.

Aptly categorized as a family drama, the ABC show will follow the story of how anyone and everyone around including the family members themselves, pose a threat to the wine company which is one of the largest in the USA. Succession, ownership, and family strife takes the spotlight in this show that revolves around the American dream. Looking to be an exciting and drama-filled watch ABC's 'Promised Land' should definitely be on your watchlist. And if you love the thrill of seeing a family at war with itself then check out 'The Crown' and 'The Great' as well!

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When does 'Promised Land' release and where to watch it?

'Promised Land' is set to premiere on January 24, 2022, at 9 pm ET. You can watch it on ABC and stream it on Hulu as well.

What is 'Promised Land' about?

According to the official ABC synopsis: 'Promised Land' is an epic, generation-spanning drama about a Latinx family vying for wealth and power in California's Sonoma Valley. The trailers tell us how a small vineyard went on to become one of the largest wine producers in the country but there looms the threat of the company being bought out. Family members themselves are each other's competition and everyone has their own secrets and agendas to protect.

Who stars in the ABC family drama?

John Ortiz as Joe Sandoval

John Ortiz is an American actor who made his film debut in 1993 when he played Al Pacino's young cousin Guajiro in 'Carlito's Way'. Since then he has gone on to work in many projects some of which include 'El Cantante', 'Silver Linings Playbook', 'Kong: Skull Island', 'Bumblebee' and more. He is most popularly known for his antagonist role as Arturo Braga in 'Fast & Furious'. Ortiz will play the father Joe Sandoval of the Sandoval family in 'Promised Land'.

John Ortiz as Joe Sandoval in 'Promised Land' (ABC)

'Promised Land' will also star Cecilia Suárez as Lettie Sandoval, Augusto Aguilera as Mateo Flores, Christina Ochoa as Veronica Sandoval, Mariel Molino as Carmen Sandoval, Tonatiuh as Antonio Sandoval, Andres Velez as Carlos Rincón, Katya Martín as Juana Sánchez and Rolando Chusan as Billy Rincón and Bellamy Young as Margaret Honeycroft.

Showrunners

'Promised Land' is written and executive produced by Matt Lopez. Adam Kolbrenner and Maggie Malina also serve as executive producers. Executive producer Michael Cuesta will also direct. The series is produced by ABC Signature, a part of Disney Television Studios.

Trailer

Click below to have a taste of the incoming family drama and politics.