Recently Dimension Television announced that they are bringing The Mist to the small screen, based on the Classic Stephen King story and film by Frank Darabont. Now it looks like Spike has given a pilot order for the upcoming show.
With Stephen King has given his blessing to the project, and while using the books me film as influences, the series tells an original story about a mist that seeps into a small town but contains havoc, terror, and your worst nightmares. The mist that contains psychological and horrific creatures causes the towns residents to battle the supernatural event and each other.
Bob Weinstein, co-chairman of The Weinstein Company and Dimension Films has this to say:
“We are excited to be in business with Spike on their first scripted production pilot and working with the very talented Christian Torpe to further explore Stephen King’s classic novella and bring this riveting series to television audiences. The terror and drama in Stephen King’s novella are so vast that we felt serialized television is the best place to explore them in greater depth,” Weinstein said previously. With this show, Christian has created a fascinating band of characters and a story with infinite scares.”