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'Coma' Premiere: Is The Jefferson Institute Harvesting Coma Patient Organs?

The late Tony Scott developed the latest adaptation of Robin Cook's novel "Coma" with his brother Ridley Scott. The four-hour mini-series premiered on A&E on Labor Day with the first of two parts. In it, Lauren Ambrose plays Susan Wheeler, a medical student who starts to uncover some shocking information at the hospital. It starts when she notices patients who are otherwise healthy slipping into unexplained comas. All of them are being transferred to the Jefferson Institute. But the further she dug, the more the people around her started to suffer. Were it not for the timely intervention of the Chief of Suregery, played by James Woods, Susan would have likely been shut down next. Instead, he got her into a tour group to the Jefferson Institute, where she promptly broke from the group and started to uncover what was really going on. Disturbing things like coma patients attached to a machine and moved around like car parts in an automated factory. Then there was the packaging materials she found where one man's eye should be. Is this truly organ harvesting, as she suspects, or something even more insidious? Find out Tuesday night at 9 p.m. ET on A&E with the two-hour conclusion of "Coma." TV Replay scours the vast television landscape to find the most interesting, amusing, and, on a good day, amazing moments, and delivers them right to your browser. //

'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... //

Interview: Richard Dreyfuss discusses A&E's 'Coma'

HitFix's Daniel Fienberg interviews Jaws and Close Encounters of the Third Kind star Richard Dreyfus about his work on A&E's Coma. //

Preview: A&E Remakes the Sci-Fi Cult Classic Coma

There's one good thing about paranoia: It never gets old. A&E's four-hour miniseries Coma , based on the 1977 best-selling novel by Robin Cook and the hit 1978 movie, stars Lauren Ambrose ( Six Feet Under ) as a medical intern who joins a legendary Atlanta hospital and discovers something very sinister going on. It seems an...  //