Filming gets underway today in Halifax, Nova Scotia on Spike’s straight-to-series drama The Mist, based on the Stephen King novella. The 10-episode series is slated to premiere on Spike on 2017.

The Mist 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?

Morgan Spector

Morgan Spector rounds out the cast in the starring role of Kevin Copeland, the series’ protagonist. Kevin is the epitome of the modern, liberal and civilized man; devoted to his wife and teenaged daughter. He lives his life by high moral values and throughout his life he has refused to give into the anger and prejudice he sees in other people. However, with the arrival of the mist, his moral compass will be put to the test for his and his family’s survival. The cast also includes Frances Conroy, Alyssa Sutherland, Gus Birney, Dan Butler, Luke Cosgrove, Danica Curcic, Okezie Morro, Darren Pettie, Russell Posner and Isiah Whitlock, Jr.

The series will be shot mostly in Halifax with some additional shooting in the Windsor area.

Christian Torpe and Amanda Segel are Executive Producers of The Mist. Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein and David Glasser are Executive Producers for TWC-Dimension Television with Megan Spanjian, Matthew Signer and Keith Levine as Producers.