King’s “Under the Dome” Set Up At Showtime

Showtime, Stephen King, Steven Spielberg and DreamWorks TV are all combining for a TV series based on King’s supernatural thriller novel “Under the Dome” reports The Wrap.

The story revolves around the drama that unfolds after an invisible force field suddenly descends on a small vacation town in Maine. As the locals fight for their survival, the town descends into warring factions led by enigmatic characters.

DreamWorks optioned the book back in late 2009 and has been trying to set it up as a cable event series since. Showtime confirmed its involvement this week. King, Spielberg, Stacey Snider, Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey will executive produce.