The A&E miniseries from Ridley Scott and Tony Scott which was based on the bestselling novel by Robin Cook will arrive on DVD on October 30th. Coma stars Lauren Ambrose, Steven Pasquale, Geena Davis, James Woods, Richard Dreyfuss and Ellen Burstyn.
An all-star cast headlines the hit, suspenseful sci-fi miniseries COMA, debuting on DVD October 30th from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The film is a chilling, four-hour, modern-day retelling of The New York Times bestselling novel by Robin Cook, and 1978 film written and directed by Michael Crichton. The all-star cast includes Lauren Ambrose (TVâ€™s â€œSix Feet Underâ€), Steven Pasquale (TVâ€™s â€œRescue Meâ€), Academy AwardÂ® winner Geena Davis (Best Actress in a Supporting Role, The Accidental Tourist, 1988), two-time Academy AwardÂ® nominee James Woods (Best Actor in a Leading Role, Salvador, 1986; Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Ghosts of Mississippi, 1996), Academy AwardÂ® winner Richard Dreyfuss (Best Actor in a Leading Role, The Goodbye Girl, 1977), and Academy AwardÂ® winner Ellen Burstyn (Best Actress, Alice Doesnâ€™t Live Here Anymore, 1974). The miniseries also stars James Rebhorn (â€œLaw & Order), Joe Morton (â€œThe Good Wifeâ€), Michael Weston (â€œHouseâ€) and Joseph Mazello (â€œThe Pacificâ€). In this medical thriller, a medical student (Ambrose) discovers 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.
A healthy patient suddenly falls into a coma. Itâ€™s not an impossible event, but it is rare. So why does it keep happening at Peachtree Memorial? Lauren Ambrose stars as Dr. Susan Wheeler in this thriller about a medical student 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. Based on the novel by Robin Cook, COMA was directed by Emmy AwardÂ® winner Mikael Salomon (Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie or a Dramatic Special: â€œBand of Brothersâ€) from a teleplay by John J. McLaughlin. Ridley Scott, Tony Scott, David W. Zucker, Martin Erlichman and Mikael Salomon serve as executive producers. COMA has a running time of 161 minutes and is not rated. The miniseries will air on A&E over two days starting Labor Day, September 3rd and 4th.