STATUS: previously in development (2014-2015 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE: script
DESCRIPTION: (from Sundance Channel's press release, December 2013) Demonstrating its commitment to bringing audiences outstanding original content, Sundance Channel announced a deal today with leading independent studio Entertainment One (eOne) to co-develop a television series based on the groundbreaking Israeli format Reaching for Heaven, produced by Assaf Amir's Norma Productions. Reaching for Heaven is a family drama about what happens to a marriage and family when one parent suddenly becomes religious. eOne and Sundance Channel will partner to adapt and co-develop a US version of the series and have attached writer Mike Seid, who will set the show in Las Vegas - and explore religion in the city of sin.