Frances Conroy to Star in Spike’s The Mist TV Series
TWC-Dimension Television and Spike announced today that Frances Conroy has signed on to star in their new series The Mist. Production is set to begin this summer and the series will premiere in 2017.
Based on the Stephen King novella, The Mist tells a harrowing story about a seemingly innocuous mist that seeps into a small town and creates immense havoc. Conroy has been cast in the role of “Nathalie,” a modern day ecological martyr. While she is seemingly more connected to nature than most people, her instincts about her fellow humans are dead on.
Conroy is best known for playing Ruth Fisher on the television series Six Feet Under which netted her a Golden Globe and three Screen Actors Guild Awards. She has also appeared in the first four seasons of American Horror Story and was nominated for an Emmy for her portrayal of Myrtle Snow in American Horror Story: Coven.
Christian Torpe and Amanda Segel are Executive Producers of The Mist. Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein and David Glasser are Executive Producers for TWC-Dimension Television.
Levy, Ted Gold, Senior Vice President, Scripted Original Series, and Lauren Ruggiero, Senior Director, Scripted Programming will oversee the project for Spike with Vlad Wolynetz as Co-Executive Producer.
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