Production has begun in Atlanta, Georgia, on the new ABC series October Road. The touching one-hour drama centers on a young, acclaimed novelist at a crossroads in life who returns to his hometown to teach at the local university and face the family and friends he left behind.

October Road stars Tom Berenger, Geoff Stults, Brad William Henke, Evan Jones, Jay Paulson, Warren Christie, Odette Yutsman, Slade Pearce, Laura Prepon and Bryan Greenberg.

The series is executive-produced by Gary Fleder, Scott Rosenberg, Josh Appelbaum and Andre Nemec. Mr. Rosenberg, Mr. Appelbaum and Mr. Nemec wrote the pilot, which was directed by Mr. Fleder.

October Road is a joint production between Touchstone Television and GroupM Entertainment.