Looking forward to the latest Stephen King adaptation, “Under the Dome”? Then you’ll be happy to hear that production on the project has officially commenced. Read on for all the latest details.
From the Press Release
Production began Thursday, February 28th, in Wilmington, N.C., on “Under the Dome,” a new drama series based on Stephen King’s novel, CBS announced.
Niels Arden Oplev is helming the first episode of the show. Oplev directed the original Swedish version of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.
The CBS series he is working on is about a small town that is “suddenly and inexplicably sealed off from the rest of the world by a massive transparent dome,” a synopsis said. It stars Mike Vogel, Rachelle Lefevre, Dean Norris, Natalie Martinez, Britt Robertson, Alexander Koch, Colin Ford, Nicholas Strong, Jolene Purdy, and Aisha Hinds.
The 13-episode summer series will premiere June 24th on CBS. Visit underthedome.com to sign up for more info.
“UNDER THE DOME” is the story of a small town that is suddenly and inexplicably sealed off from the rest of the world by an enormous transparent dome. The town’s inhabitants must deal with surviving the post-apocalyptic conditions while searching for answers to what this barrier is, where it came from, and if and when it will go away.
“UNDER THE DOME” is produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Amblin Television. Neal Baer, Stephen King, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank, Stacey Snider, and Brian K. Vaughan, who wrote the television adaptation, serve as executive producers. Acclaimed director Niels Arden Oplev (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) directed the first episode.
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