CBS’s Under the Dome Adds Two More Cast Members
Following the addition last week of Supernatural alum Colin Ford, CBS has cast two more roles in its adaptation of Stephen King’s 2009 novel Under the Dome.
Written by Eisner Award winner Brian K. Vaughan, the summer series follows a group of people in Chester’s Mill, Maine, that becomes completely encompassed by an invisible, indestructible barrier. But the situation becomes even more complicated as some of the town’s darker elements find their way into the light of day.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, CSI: New York actress Natalie Martinez will play Deputy Linda Everett, a member of the Chester’s Mill police force who gets fired after the dome goes up. She’s also married to the town doctor, Rusty, and has two children who become an important part of discovering why the dome is there.
The network also found its Junior Rennie in the form of newcomer Alex Koch, who previously appeared in a few shorts and an episode of Underemployed to date. Junior is the troubled son of town boss Big Jim Rennie who, along with his friends, becomes deputized to keep the townspeople in line.
Produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television, Under the Dome premieres Monday, June 24 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.