November 28, 2005 08:13:26 GMT
Heaton signed a deal with ABC for another series still being developed, and she also executive-produced the TNT romantic comedy movie "The Engagement
"Everybody Loves Raymond" has ended its nine-season CBS run last spring. But as of its star Patricia Heaton life must go on. Won't get stuck doing nothing, the actress has inked a deal with ABC for another series still being developed. Also she is executive producing the TNT romantic comedy movie "The Engagement Ring," in which she stars alongside her husband David Hunt.
Set in California's wine-producing Napa Valley, the latter project cast Heaton as Sara, the daughter of a woman long separated from her true love by an enduring family feud. Sara and her fiance then try to reunite the clans, helped by a member of the other family who comes to mean more to Sara than she expected. In hand to direct the film is Steven Schachter.