Under The Dome TV Adaptation Dropped By Showtime And Picked Up By CBS For Next Summer

We’ve just passed the one year anniversary of my last article about Brian K. Vaughan‘s TV adaptation of Under The Dome, a story about people living under a dome. In the far and misty days of November 2011, Showtime hired Vaughan to turn the novel into a 13 episode-long miniseries for their channel. Which he did … on paper.

After making him do all that work, Showtime apparently dropped the project altogether, but the show has been resurrected and slated for broadcast over on CBS. Unlike the original commission, CBS are planning to skip the pilot and go straight-to-series, scheduling it for a summer 2013 run.

Based on the information in the press release, it seems that they’ll still be using Vaughan’s scripts, and he’s also coming onboard as an executive producer.

For those who haven’t read the book (I’ll forgive you, since it’s over 1000 pages long), Under The Dome is about a small town which one day inexplicably sprouts an enormous, transparent forcefield in the shape of a dome, which cuts them off from the outside world and eventually sends most of them batty with dome fever.

While we wait for a proper series trailer, here’s a short trailer for the book.

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