M. Night Shyamlan’s ‘Wayward Pines’ to air in India

Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) Acclaimed Indian-American filmmaker Manoj Night Shyamalan’s TV series “Wayward Pines” will air in India on English entertainment channel FX and FX HD starting Sunday.

Based on the “Wayward Pines” novels by Blake Crouch and developed for television by Chad Hodge, the pilot was directed by Shyamalan, featuring both as executive producers, read a statement.

The series stars Matt Dillon as Ethan Burke, a US Secret Service agent investigating the disappearance of two fellow agents in the mysterious small town of Wayward Pines, Idaho.

Ethan awakens from a car accident unable to contact the outside world, and unable to leave. He finds one of the agents dead and the other, his former lover Kate Hewson (Carla Gugino), settled down in the seemingly idyllic town.

But the inhabitants of Wayward Pines are trapped there by a set of rules enforced by the strict Sheriff Arnold Pope (Terrence Howard), and any attempt to escape is punished by a public execution known as a “reckoning.” Ethan works to discover the truth, and has to make hard choices when he does.

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