Three years after the end of
HBO announced Monday that it had ordered a 10-episode first season of the series, to be run by Lindelof, the co-creator and co-showrunner of the classic
While the series, based on the novel by Tom Perotta, has a fantasy bent to it, this one won't have the flavor of island adventure.
The story revolves around the people left on Earth after the Rapture whisks all the true believers off to Heaven. Everyone found lacking is stuck in the terrestrial plane of existance.
The cast for the series includes
The pilot was directed by