GEEK ALERT: A & E To Air Two-Night Epic Suspense-Thriller, Coma Labor Day 2012

Yes, my geeks, it’s that Coma and yes, it’s done by that Ridley and that Tony Scott.

This is going to be epic.

Via Press Release:

A&E NETWORK PRESENTS ‘COMA’ FROM RIDLEY AND TONY SCOTT

FOUR-HOUR EPIC TWO-NIGHT EVENT STARS LAUREN AMBROSE, STEVEN PASQUALE, GEENA DAVIS, JAMES WOODS, ELLEN BURSTYN AND RICHARD DREYFUSS

THRILLER PREMIERES LABOR DAY, SEPTEMBER 3 AT 9PM ET/PT AND CONCLUDES TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4 AT 9PM ET/PT

NEW YORK, NY – June 12, 2012 – A&E Network presents “Coma,” a four-hour epic two-night event from Ridley and Tony Scott featuring a multiple Academy Award and Emmy Award-winning cast with Lauren Ambrose (“Six Feet Under”), Steven Pasquale (“Do No Harm”), Geena Davis, James Woods, Ellen Burstyn, and Richard Dreyfuss. “Coma,” a modern day retelling of the bestselling novel by Robin Cook and based on the film by Michael Crichton, premieres on Labor Day, Monday, September 3 and concludes on Tuesday, September 4, airing at 9PM ET/PT on both nights.

“Coma” also stars James Rebhorn (“Law & Order,” “White Collar”), Joe Morton (“The Good Wife”), Michael Weston (“House”) and Joseph Mazello (“The Pacific,” “The Social Network”). Emmy Award winner Mikael Salomon (“Band of Brothers”) directs the John J. McLaughlin (Black Swan) penned script.

From the team behind A&E’s Emmy-nominated miniseries “The Andromeda Strain,” and the hit drama series “The Good Wife,” “Coma” is a thriller about a young doctor (Lauren Ambrose) who discovers that something sinister is going on in her hospital after routine procedures send more than a few seemingly healthy patients into comas on the operating table.

“Coma” is produced by Sony Pictures Television for A&E Network. Executive producers are Ridley Scott, Tony Scott, David W. Zucker, Martin Erlichman and Mikael Salomon.

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Originally from Rochester, New York and has lived in Las Vegas, Nevada since 2003. Aside from being a huge fan of movies and television, he's a huge fan of Sci-Fi and in particular, Star Trek.
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