"Coma" miniseries on A&E

Beginning this Monday, September 3rd, A&E network will air its miniseries adaptation of Robin Cook’s medical thriller Coma. The movie stars Lauren Ambrose as Susan Wheeler, a medical student who stumbles on a strange pattern at Memorial Hospital. An alarming number of patients are becoming comatose, then sent to the suspicious Jefferson Institute. Susan sets out to discover what happens to them after that, and puts herself in peril in the process. The movie is produced by Ridley and Tony Scott and co-stars Geena Davis, Ellen Burstyn, and Richard Dreyfuss.

If this miniseries appeals to you, you might also like these books and movies from your library:

Coma the original novel by Robin Cook
Harvest by Tess Gerritsen
The Fifth Vial by Michael Palmer
The Stepford Wives by Ira Levin
Contagion directed by Steven Soderbergh; starring Kate Winslet, Laurence Fishburne, and Matt Damon

Coma directed by Michael Crichton; starring Genevieve Bujold and Michael Douglas

Available through Interlibrary Loan

 

--KC

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