Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Kuwait- King writes for new 'Under the Dome'  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Arab Times - 29/06/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Arab Times) Wilmington nc june 27 (agencies): the fictional maine town of chester's mill is 'under the dome' for a second season and author stephen king on whose novel the popular show is based has written the first episode for this summer's run. the cbs miniseries that led the ratings much of last summer returns for another 13 episodes beginning monday (10 pm edt) with king telling viewers that no one in chester's mill is assured of making it through the season alive. 'it's an interesting challenge' picking up a plot after other writers have taken it in new directions king said during a march interview on the set.

'i went back and looked at the last episode twice and i looked at the last scene about 15 times' he said. 'here is where joe and the other teenagers are outside the church. here is barbie on the scaffold with big jim and junior. what is going to happen to these people'

 

working with other writers is different from writing a book that you do yourself king said. 'it's a really collaborative effort and you have to be willing to give up some of your ideas for the other ideas and try to get something everyone is happy with.' in 'under the dome' a dome suddenly encapsulates a small maine town cutting off its residents and in the show's opening cutting a cow in half from the rest of the country leaving them to their own resources to survive. king has touched on the theme of isolation in the past from early novels such as 'the shining' to his 1999 tv miniseries 'storm of the century.'

'people underestimate the power of nature and overestimate the organization and infrastructure of the world' he said. 'those things fascinate me. we live in a fragile society and the infrastructure that holds a lot of it up is very fragile.' he mentioned the ice and snowstorm that paralyzed atlanta last january trapping motorists in their cars some for hours as thousands of vehicles clogged the highways. some people abandoned their vehicles and sought refuge in private homes fire stations shelters and supermarkets. 'that is an under-thedome situation and you are thrown on your own resources and may have to be 18 or 19 hours inside the cab of a semi-truck' king said. 'i like to see how people react when they are put into a situation not necessarily a survival situation but where you don't have the resources of the government and the outside world.' king sees the mystery as part of the attraction of 'under the dome.' who lowered the dome aliens or was it some type of government experiment that went awry and there's the isolation from the rest of the world. 'i think people like to watch something like 'under the dome' and imagine how they would react' king said.

also:

los angeles: miley cyrus has filled arenas across the globe since her 'bangerz tour' started in february. now she's taking it a step further by beaming her performances straight into fans' homes.

on thursday nbc announced 'miley cyrus: bangerz tour' a two-hour documentary special featuring backstage and performance footage from upcoming concerts at the palau sant jordi in barcelona spain and the meo arena in lisbon portugal. the network promises the behind-the-scenes event will among other things 'examine what makes such a global phenomenon.'

her world tour comes on the heels of last years platinum-certified 'bangerz' album which featured the billboard chart-topping 'wrecking ball.' 'there are few recording artists with the global success achieved by miley cyrus' said nbc executive paul telegdy. 'this unique special will offer an exclusive peek on how she engages with her crew and fans at one of her hugely popular concerts.' we can think of at least one young fan who will likely set her dvr to record: as thewrap reporter earlier shailene woodley is one of cyrus's staunchest defenders. 'the fault in our stars' actress went on record saying 'miley isn't rude or mean or cruel to anyone in her actions. she just does herself. and regardless of whether you agree with what she's doing or not it's none of your business what she does.' 'miley cyrus: bangerz tour' will air on sunday july 6 at 9 pm et on nbc.


 


Arab Times




  MENA News Headlines
 May 30 2016 - International Freelance Marketplace Proffstore to Present an Innovative Service PIM at The Israel Mobile SummitMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) International freelance marketplace Proffstore is going to present an innovative service PIM on 14 June 2016 at The Israel Mobile Summit. On 14 June 2016 Israel Trade Fairs & ...

 May 30 2016 - GDP and other acronymsMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) GDP, Gross Domestic Product, is the macro-economic concept par excellence. However, it does not appear at the top of rankings of most used acronyms. Such rankings are established by ...

 May 30 2016 - Lexus Hybrid Owners: Thanks a Million!MENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) Lexus announced it has sold over 1 million hybrid vehicles since the world's first luxury hybrid vehicle, the RX 400h, went on sale in April 2005. This major milestone has been ...

 May 30 2016 - The Perils of Media IslamMorocco World News
(MENAFN - Morocco World News) Contemporary media Islam has invented a new religious public sphere beyond governmental control across national borders, located in cyber spaces and on satellite ...

 May 30 2016 - Shams 1 wins at the 2016 MENASOL AwardsMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) Shams Power Company, developer and operator of the Shams 1 concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in Western Abu Dhabi, has been recognised for its contribution to local communities at ...

 May 30 2016 - Honeywell marks 40 years of aircraft maintenance services that reduce downtime and costsMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) Honeywell (NYSE: HON) is celebrating 40 years of providing maintenance service plans for airplane operators and owners of business jets. As one of the world's leading manufacturers of ...

 May 30 2016 - Remittances from UAE play an important role in Egypt & Jordan economiesMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) World Bank Group remittance data sees Egypt and Jordan emerge as key receivers of remittances within the MENA region. In 2015, Egypt received an estimated USD 19.7 billion in ...

 May 30 2016 - CUD partners with Provectus Middle East to lead sustainability agenda in higher educationMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) Canadian University Dubai (CUD) is set to boost its pioneering work in environmental development and green economy through a new partnership with sustainable solutions experts, ...

 May 30 2016 - GCC Committee for Undersecretaries of Post and Telecommunications successfully concludes 27th meeting in RiyadhMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) UAE, 29 May 2016 - A high-level delegation from the UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has discussed during its participation at the recently concluded 27th meeting of ...

 May 30 2016 - TP-LINK Outlines 2016 Strategy And Celebrates Top Performing PartnersMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) SOHO and SMB Networking Vendor Pays Tribute To Partner Excellence at the First ‎Partner ConneXion 2016 ‎ Duabi, UAE, May 29,2016:TP-LINK Technologies Co Ltd, a leading ...

more...


 





Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help