Big Valley Series Becomes Film

Kate Edelman Johnson plans to produce a feature film based on the 1960’s Western TV series “The Big Valley” says the trades.

Johnson’s father created the Western which starred Barbara Stanwyck as the matriarch of a ranching clan in the 1870s San Joaquin Valley. Lee Majors, Richard Long, Peter Breck, Charles Briles and Linda Evans also starred.

Daniel Adams (“The Golden Boys”) has written the screenplay and will direct. Filming kicks off in April in Michigan and New Mexico.