'Coma's' Richard Dreyfuss: 'You don't want to remake a really good film'

On a chilly Friday night last January, lights are blazing inside Glenridge Hall, a stunning but secluded mansion in the suburbs of Atlanta. The location frequently is in demand for weddings and parties, but tonight it's standing in as the home of Dr. Theodore Stark (James Woods), chief of staff at fictional Peachtree Memorial Hospital, in a TV remake of the 1978 medical thriller "Coma." The new two-part movie premieres Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 3 and 4, on A&E Network.In the glittering party scene being filmed, Oscar winner Geena Davis is playing Dr. Agnetta Lindquist, the chilly head of psychiatry at the hospital, as she meets new medical student Susan Wheeler (Lauren Ambrose, "Six Feet Under"), the heroine of the piece, who sets the drama into motion when she notices that an improbable number of the hospital's patients are lapsing into comas.When her scene wraps, Davis gapes at her surroundings before joining her interviewer in...


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