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Executive Producer Mark Verheiden Talks Falling Skies



The wait is nearly over as TNT today offers up the two-hour premiere of "Falling Skies," a new sci-fi series from creators Steven Spielberg and Robert Rodat. Set six months after an alien invasion that has wiped out the majority of Earth's population, the show stars Noah Wyle, Moon Bloodgood and Will Patton as members of the Second Mass, a band of New England-based resistance fighters named for the historical Second Massachusetts Regiment, the men who protected the newly-formed United States during the American Revolution.

ComingSoon.net had the opportunity to speak with one of the series' executive producers, Mark Verheiden about the series and where it's headed throughout the course of its initial season. No stranger to science fiction and genre entertainment, Verheiden began his career as a writer for Dark Horse Comics in the late 1980s, transitioning to the silver screen through drafting duties on the film versions of The Mask and Timecop (the latter from his own comic). On television, his credits include "Smallville," "Battlestar Galactica" and many more.

Joining "Falling Skies" as it went to series, Verheiden guided the first season's development and, in the below interview, speaks about defying some of the conventions of "survival" dramas, tying the show


Read the full Interview here: Coming Soon

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