Ridley Scott's 'Coma' Set for Late Summer Premiere

Spirit Awards Lauren Ambrose - P 2012
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Spirit Awards Lauren Ambrose - P 2012

A&E's Coma kicks off Sept. 4.

The previously announced miniseries, from Ridley and Tony Scott, is getting a Labor Day premiere on the cable network and will conclude the following night.

Starring Lauren Ambrose, Steven Pasquale, Geena Davis, James Woods, Ellen Burstyn and Richard Dreyfuss, Coma is from the same team that adapted Michael Crichton's The Andromeda Strain into an A&E mini in 2008.

The four-hour movie follows a young doctor (Ambrose) as she uncovers sinister doings at her hospital that cause seemingly healthy patients to drift into comas during routine surgeries.

Coma is based on a novel Robin Cook, which Crichton adapted a 1978 film starring Michael Douglas.

Sony Pictures Television produced Coma for A&E Network, with David W. Zucker, Martin Erlichman and Mikael Salomon joining the Scotts as executive producers.