Fans of the iconic CBS series Touched by an Angel have waited decades for a new television series that captured the heart and soul as the original series had for so many. Now the series star Roma Downey has confirmed that she is developing a new television series with her production company LightWorkers that will carry on the legacy of the heartwarming Touched by an Angel series. Variety revealed on Wednesday, September 11th that Roma Downey and LightWorkers are currently working on series with Debbie Macomber “Angels Everywhere”. according to the report, the subject matter will return Downey to the theme of angels where she had her breakthrough role as the star of Touched by an Angel on CBS which ran from 1994 to 2003.
“When Debbie Macomber agreed to allow myself and LightWorkers to option her angel book series I was thrilled,” Downey said. “I feel like I have come home in these stories. Debbie’s fans are going to love seeing her beloved characters Shirley, Goodness and Mercy come to life on screen and ‘Touched By An
Angel’ fans will love having a brand new angel series to be inspired by.”
Downey heads the MGM-based LightWorkers production banner that also operates a digital hub for uplifting and inspirational content. She is at work with producer Will Packer on “The Baxter Family,” original short-form series for the LightWorkers platform based on Karen Kingsbury’s novel series of the same name.
LightWorkers is also producing the upcoming Netflix drama “Messiah.”