Fear. Human. Nature.
Ten years after the Frank Darabont-directed film depressed us all with its shocking ending, Spike is bringing “The Mist” to the small screen with the network’s own adaptation of the Stephen King novella. The series from executive producer and writer Christian Torpe has been described as a “twisted cousin” to the source material, and the 10-episode first season premieres in June.
On tap today is the official trailer for the series, which feels both familiar and way different than what we’ve read/seen before. Oddly enough, there are no otherworldly monsters in this first look at the small screen reimagining. Rather, the threat seems to be the titular mist itself, which looks to be playing tricks on the human characters and making them do terrible things.
Or maybe Spike just doesn’t want to spill all the beans just yet. Check it out below!
In the series…
A small town family is torn apart by a brutal crime. As they deal with the fallout, an eerie mist rolls in, suddenly cutting them off from the rest of the world and, in some cases, each other. Family, friends and adversaries become strange bedfellows, battling the mysterious mist and its threats, fighting to maintain morality and sanity as the rules of society break down.
Morgan Spector, Frances Conroy, Alyssa Sutherland, Gus Birney, Dan Butler, Luke Cosgrove, Danica Curcic, Okezie Morro, Darren Pettie, Russell Posner, and Isiah Whitlock, Jr. star.
“The Mist” premieres Thursday, June 22nd on Spike.