New York – A&E Network will be airing Coma, a four-hour two-night miniseries by Ridley and Tony Scott, which is a modern day retelling of the bestselling novel by Robin Cook and based on the film by Michael Crichton. From the team behind A&E’s Emmy-nominated miniseries The Andromeda Strain and the hit drama series The Good Wife, Coma is a thriller about a young doctor (Lauren Ambrose of Six Feet Under) who discovers that something sinister is going on in her hospital after routine procedures send more than a few seemingly healthy patients into comas on the operating table.

Coma also stars Steven Pasquale (Do No Harm), Geena Davis, James Woods, Ellen Burstyn, Richard Dreyfuss, James Rebhorn (Law & Order, White Collar), Joe Morton (The Good Wife), Michael Weston (House) and Joseph Mazello (The Pacific, The Social Network). Emmy Award winner Mikael Salomon (Band of Brothers) directs the John J. McLaughlin- (Black Swan) penned script.