Vikings star Alyssa Sutherland has joined the of Spike’s straight-to-series drama The Mist, based on the Stephen King novella. Production begins this summer for premiere in 2017.

The Mist, from TWC-Dimension Television, tells the story of a foreboding mist that arrives in one small town ushering in a terrifying new reality for its residents, putting their humanity to the test. What will people do to survive when blinded by fear?

Sutherland will play Eve Cunningham, a wife and mother who fights to protect her teenage daughter from unknown dangers lurking both inside and outside the mist while facing down her past. She joins previously announced Frances Conroy, who plays Nathalie, a modern day ecological martyr.

Sutherland currently stars on History’s popular historical drama series, Vikings, as Queen Aslaug. She previously appeared in several indie films including The Fortune Theory, Don’t Look Up, and Day On Fire with Olympia Dukakis, which screened at the Toronto and Berlin Film Festivals. On the small screen, she has appeared on NBC’s Law & Order: Special Victims Unit and Fox’s New Amsterdam. She is repped by UTA and Untitled.