ABC bets on lottery drama pilot

ABC Studios redo of Dutch skein from David Zabel, Jason Richman

ABC is looking to hit the jackpot with a pilot order for drama “Lucky 7.”

Project revolves around a group of seven employees of a gas station in Queens whose lives are changed with they win the lottery. David Zabel and Jason Richman penned the pilot and are exec producers for ABC Studios and Amblin TV. Steven Spielberg and Amblin’s Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank also exec produce.

“Lucky 7” is Zabel’s second pilot order this year. ABC last week greenlit his adaptation of a Dutch murder mystery drama, “Betrayal,” also from ABC Studios.

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