The Mist Canceled After 1 Season

Posted: September 28, 2017, 01:34
The Mist has been canceled after just one season. Spike confirmed to Deadline that it has canceled its horror series based on a novella by Stephen King from the early 1980s after one season.

The Mist, which marked Spike’s first original scripted series, was leftover from the old regime and programming strategy at the network, which will be rebranded as Paramount Network in January. Asked in March whether The Mist could continue on the Paramount Network, Kevin Kay, president of Spike/Paramount Network, TV Land and CMT, said, “in success, if this season on Spike goes well, we would pick it up for next year, and Season 2 will be on Paramount. We think it’s got a lot of potential.”

What do you think? Was it a misstake to cancle The Mist?

Source: Deadline.

Thanks to Lou Sytsma

Recap & Thoughts On Episode 10 Of The Mist

Posted: August 25, 2017, 05:01
Here are my recap/thoughts on episode 10 (Season Finale) of The Mist. Please let me know what you think.

So far no word on a second season but if they get a second chance and if they do it right I still think they can make this show work. But no more horsemen or moths that gives men wings. We need scary not strange!

My Interview With Alyssa Sutherland

Posted: June 16, 2017, 14:00
The Mist is only 6 days away and I got a chance to talk to Alyssa Sutherland who plays Eve Copeland on the show and asked her about how she got the part and if she’s nervous about how the fans of King’s story will react to the TV series…

Read the interview here.

The Mist: Meet Nathalie Raven

Posted: June 15, 2017, 12:44
Leading up to the series premiere of The Mist (Thursday, June 22 at 10 PM, ET/PT), Spike will introduce you to the main characters of the series.

Today, “Meet Nathalie Raven,” played by Frances Conroy.

The Mist: Meet Kevin Copeland

Posted: June 12, 2017, 21:03
Leading up to the series premiere of The Mist (Thursday, June 22 at 10 PM, ET/PT), Spike will introduce you to the main characters of the series.

Today, “Meet Kevin Copeland,” played by Morgan Spector.

Four Things To Watch

Posted: June 10, 2017, 11:56

The Mist
Premier: June 22
Where: Spike TV
Episodes: 10


The Dark Tower
Premier: August 4
Where: Movie


Mr Mercedes
Premier: August 9
Where: Audience/DirectTV
Episodes: 10


Premier: September 8
Where: Movie


New Mist Featurette

Posted: June 8, 2017, 21:55
Here is a new featurette, entitled Reimagining The Mist and it offers insight into Spike’s reimagining the classic Stephen King novella for television – with showrunner Christian Torpe noting the similarities and the differences of the series to both the story and the 2007 film version.

The Mist: Meet Gus Bradley

Posted: June 8, 2017, 08:45
Leading up to the series premiere of The Mist (Thursday, June 22 at 10 PM, ET/PT), Spike will introduce you to the main characters of the series.

Today, “Meet Gus Bradley,” played by Isiah Whitlock, Jr.

The Mist: Meet Eve Copeland

Posted: May 30, 2017, 16:20
Leading up to the series premiere of The Mist (Thursday, June 22 at 10 PM, ET/PT), Spike will introduce you to the main characters of the series.

Today, “Meet Eve Copeland,” played by Alyssa Sutherland (“Vikings”).

My thoughts on The Mist Pilot

Posted: May 25, 2017, 20:01
Here is my review (pretty spoiler free) of the first episode of The Mist TV series. It premiers June 22 on Spike.

The Mist is here! The TV series that is. And let’s start with the elephant in the room. Is it a straight adaptation of King’s story?

It's Trailertime

Posted: May 5, 2017, 19:54
OK, the weekend is here. You’re at home taking it easy after a week’s work. What could be better than having a Stephen King trailer Marathon? Or at least 7 minutes of trailers? I guessed so. Here you go: The Mist (June 22), The Dark Tower (August 4) and IT (September 8).

The Mist: Different But Faithful

Posted: April 12, 2017, 15:01
Head over to Entertainment Weekly for loads of info about the upcoming The Mist TV series.

Here is how Christian Torpe sees it:

“I pitched it as ‘Ingmar Bergman’s Jaws,’”

“I wanted to be respectful to the source material, but my feeling was there was already a great adaptation out there by Frank Darabont. The novella is 200 pages and one location, and we needed to change that to make an ongoing series. But we wanted to remain faithful to the heart of the story,”

The TV series will be different compared to King’s story and Darabont’s film. It will be it’s own but at the same time remain faithful to the heart of King’s story.

While the series will try to establish a different story from the King novella and the Darabont movie, Torpe did hint at some possible crossover later in the show. “It’s a weird cousin to the original material,” he says. “It has a constant ebb and flow communication with the novella. But who knows? Maybe some of the original characters will make a cameo at some point.”
For him, The Mist serves as a chance to use a horror story to explore real life dynamics, much as The Twilight Zone did decades ago.

The Plot of The Mist

Posted: January 16, 2017, 08:46
Dread Central had the following to report about the plot of The Mist.

We also now have a better idea of the first season’s structure and who’s who… There will be multiple scattered groups struggling to survive the Mist. Alyssa Sutherland plays a mother who gets trapped in a mall with her daughter and her daughter’s rapist; Morgan Spector plays the father of Sutherland’s daughter, who is stuck in a different location from the rest of his family; Okezie Morro plays a man with amnesia struggling to find allies; and Frances Conroy plays a woman whose ideas regarding the origin of the monstrous Mist will lead to great conflict within her small community of survivors.

The Mist Premieres June 22 on Spike

Posted: January 14, 2017, 23:12
The Mist premieres Thursday, June 22 at 10 p.m. on Spike and Nerdist reports that it will take "the Fargo approach".

“It’s the same but it’s different,” Christian Torpe said on a Television Critics Association 2017 winter press tour panel for his new show. “Like a weird, twisted cousin to the original source material. Fans of the movie and of the book and Mr. King’s work will certainly see elements from it, and especially if you watch the season in macro perspective there’s plenty of parallel. We also, in order to develop it for TV and to turn it into an ongoing series, took our own little detours here and there. Let’s call it a parallel story or a cousin to the original one.”

The 10-episode series is based on the novella, not the film. Torpe said although he enjoyed both endings, he’s come up with his own spin on the story. “I personally loved Mr. Darabont’s ending. I thought it was a stroke of genius. We are playing around in that territory,” he hinted.

As for the actual mist itself, Torpe has updated the visuals and the powers of the mist to distinguish this story from the previous versions. More than the literal mist, The Mist is a show about fear.

“It really is a very character-driven show. The Mist is, to a certain degree, an existential backdrop and the story is more about how people react to fear and to the threat of what’s out there.”

The Mist premieres Thursday, June 22 at 10 p.m. on Spike. For the entire article, head over to Nerdist.

Thanks to Lou Sytsma

Photos From The Set of The Mist

Posted: January 10, 2017, 00:49
Here is an article about filming The Mist TV series in Halifax. There are also some set photos.

“I think our special effects are really good, I think the story is very good, and I’d like to think it has legs. I’d love for it to go three or four or five seasons. Haven went six.”
- - Art director Terry Quennell

For more photos head over to the article.

Thanks to Lena Hardiman

Behind The Mist

Posted: December 16, 2016, 09:26
Okezie Morro in the booth doing some ADR for The Mist.

Got a little peek of episode 1 & 2 and I'm just a teeny bit excited...Can't wait for you guys to see it!!

Photos From The Mist Set

Posted: September 1, 2016, 01:02
Here are some photos from the filming on The Mist that I found on Instagram.

Photos by Morgan Spector who plays Kevin Cunningham in The Mist TV show.

Russel Posner who plays Adrian Garff in The Mist TV show

Nick Murphy filming The Mist TV show. Episode 3 rapped on August 29.

Unknown, Danica Curcic (Mia Lambert) and Okezie Morro (Jonah Dixon) in The Mist TV show

Okezie Morro (Jonah Dixon) and Danica Curcic (Mia Lambert) in The Mist TV show

Okezie Morro (Jonah Dixon) in The Mist TV show

David Boyd To Produce/Direct The Mist

Posted: August 30, 2016, 02:32
Deadline reports that David Boyd has been hired as producer/director for The Mist.

David Boyd (The Walking Dead) has been hired as producer/director on Spike and TWC-Dimension TV’s straight-to-series drama The Mist, based on the Stephen King novella. The series will premiere on Spike in 2017.

Boyd transitioned as a prominent Director of Photography to a sought-after director. He just helmed his eighth episode of The Walking Dead and has directed shows such as Friday Night Lights, Longmire, Sleepy Hollow, Queen of the South and Aquarius.

Thanks to Lou Sytsma

The Mist Begins Production Today

Posted: July 18, 2016, 22:25
The Mist begins production today in Halifax, Nova Scotia. If anyone lives there and visit the set, please send photos. Here is the press release.


Produced by TWC-Dimension Television and Magic Rock Productions

Premieres on US Cable Network Spike in 2017

Halifax, NS, July 18, 2016 – "The Mist," a multi-million dollar original television series adapted from the Stephen King novella begins principle photography today in Halifax, Nova Scotia. American cable network Spike TV has ordered 10 hour-long episodes of the series which will premiere on Spike in 2017.

“The Mist” tells the story of a foreboding mist that arrives in one small town ushering in a terrifying new reality for its residents, putting their humanity to the test. What will people do to survive when blinded by fear? The cast includes Morgan Spector, Frances Conroy, Alyssa Sutherland, Gus Birney, Dan Butler, Luke Cosgrove, Danica Curcic, Okezie Morro, Darren Pettie, Russell Posner and Isiah Whitlock, Jr.

“We were intent on finding the perfect location – a place that could double for Maine, where the story is set, and one with an experienced crew base and proven track record that would work to fulfill our other requirements,” says Tom Prince, Executive Vice President of Physical Production/Post of TWC-Dimension Television, which is producing the series in conjunction with Halifax-based Magic Rock Productions.

“We intend to see this series develop into a signature show for Spike, and after hearing the pitch for Nova Scotia, we felt confident that the look, feel and the overall attitude of the province were right for this project,” says Sharon Levy, Executive Vice President, Original Series, Spike.

The series will be shot mostly in Halifax with some additional shooting in the Windsor area.

Morgan Spector Enters The Mist

Posted: July 17, 2016, 02:11
Here are more casting news for The Mist.

New York, NY, July 15, 2016 – Morgan Spector has joined the cast to star in Spike’s new scripted original series “The Mist.” From TWC-Dimension Television (TV) based on the classic Stephen King novella, “The Mist” goes into production this summer and airs in 2017. The announcement was jointly made today by Sharon Levy, Executive Vice President, Original Series, Spike and Bob Weinstein, Co-Chairman The Weinstein Company.

Morgan Spector will play “Kevin Cunningham,” the protagonist of the series. Kevin is the epitome of the modern, liberal and civilized man; devoted to his wife and teenaged daughter. He lives his life by high moral values and throughout his life he has refused to give into the anger and prejudice he sees in other people. However, with the arrival of the mist, his moral compass will be put to the test for his and his family’s survival.

More Mist Casting

Posted: July 13, 2016, 23:29
Eight new characters has been cast for The Mist. They are Okezie Morro, Darren Pettie, Russell Posner, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Gus Birney, Dan Butler, Luke Cosgrove, and Danica Curcic. Here are descriptions of their characters.

Okezie Morro:
Morro is Jonah Dixon,” a military man with amnesia. He can’t remember who he is. As the truth about his identity unravels, shocking secrets will be revealed.

Darren Pettie:
Pettie plays Connor Heisel the local alpha male, town sheriff and father to local football superstar Jay. He struggles to maintain order in an increasingly chaotic and dangerous situation, finding himself up against many who have it out for his accused son.

Russell Posner:
Posner will play Adrian Garff, an insecure young teenager who comes to the defense of his best friend Alex, after she is the victim of a brutal crime. A witness to the crime, he finds himself at the center of a controversy which threatens to rip apart the community.

Isiah Whitlock Jr.:
Whitlock, Jr. is Gus Redman, a local mall manager. When a new society forms from the mist survivors at the mall, Gus will have to decide if he will take the role of leader and exactly how far he will go to keep order.

Gus Birney:
Birney plays Alex Cunningham, the teenage daughter of Kevin and Eve Cunningham. She’s always been the ‘good daughter,’ but her over-protective mother helps to kick-start a rebellious streak.

Dan Butler:
Butler is Father Romanov, a priest who is caught in between modernity and tradition, he has lost his faith but clings to the ritual.

Luke Cosgrove:
Cosgrove is Jay Heisel,” a popular local football superstar and the son of the town sheriff who finds himself accused of a heinous crime.

Danica Curcic:
Curcic plasy Mia Lambert, a drug-addicted woman on the run and in search of a mysterious stash of money.

Thanks to Lou Sytsma