The first episode of Under the Dome will air tonight at 10:00pm ET/PT on CBS. The summer series is based on Stephen King’s bestselling novel of the same name, and the cast includes former CSI: New York actress Natalie Martinez (Jamie Lovato). Here are some promotional and behind-the-scenes photos featuring Martinez, including several images from a screening in Wilmington, North Carolina—click the thumbnails to see them full-sized:
You can find more information and embedded videos after the jump!
Here’s the synopsis of the series, from the official press release:
Under the Dome, a new 13-episode serialized drama based on Stephen King’s bestselling novel, is the story of a small town that is suddenly and inexplicably sealed off from the rest of the world by an enormous transparent dome. The town’s inhabitants must deal with surviving the post-apocalyptic conditions while searching for answers about the dome, where it came from and if and when it will go away.
Here’s a first look video for Under the Dome, featuring King:
And this video offers a preview of the series (also available on SpoilerTV):
Here is a longer interview with King about the television adaptation of his novel (also available on SpoilerTV):
Natalie Martinez plays Deputy Linda in the series. According to the official character profile:
With a soft smile but a hard edge, Linda is a young deputy working under the mentorship of Sheriff Duke Perkins. She is trapped under the dome while her fiancé, Rusty Denton, is on the other side. Linda may soon face immense responsibility as the community is rocked by the mysterious dome.
Here’s a video introducing the cast of the show (Martinez appears at approximately 2:05):
Martinez also spoke with a Wilmington, North Carolina radio station, and you can watch the short interview below. (There are more cast interviews here.)