Vikings Queen Joins Mist Adaptation

Vikings queen Alyssa Sutherland has boarded the cast of The Mist, Spike’s adaptation (via TWC-Dimension Television) of the classic Stephen King novella.

Starting production this summer with an eye on a 2017 premiere date, The Mist tells the story of a foreboding (you guessed it) mist that arrives in a small town, ushering in a terrifying new reality for its residents and putting their humanity to the test.

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 also facing down her past. THR.com first reported on the casting

Sutherland joins American Horror Story vet Frances Conroy, who was previously cast as Nathalie, a modern-day ecological martyr.

In addition to her reign as Vikings‘ Aslaug, Sutherland’s TV credits include episodes of SVU and Huge.