Exploding Sun

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A historic space launch triggers a solar-storm event that could have cataclysmic repercussions for the planet if it isn’t stopped in time—and time is running out. The world watches in awe as the Roebling Clipper is launched into space. read more

A historic space launch triggers a solar-storm event that could have cataclysmic repercussions for the planet if it isn’t stopped in time—and time is running out. The world watches in awe as the Roebling Clipper is launched into space. Using state-of-the-art scalar engines to fly around the Moon and back in just hours, the maiden voyage of the first-ever trans-lunar passenger ship is about to make history. Among those on board: First Lady Simone Mathany, space-exploration entrepreneur Steve Roebling, Dr. Denise Balaban, pilot Fiona Henslaw, and a very lucky lottery winner. But while en route, a massive solar flare sparks a cosmic-ray burst that accelerates Aurora’s engine and blows the ship away from Earth’s orbit. Now out of control, it’s hurtling straight for the sun. At Mission Control, along with the desperate President Thomas Mathany, an increasingly anxious team of experts puts a plan into motion—an interception by a shuttle attached to the International Space Station. When that ends in disaster, the Aurora only picks up speed. Now being pulled toward the sun at three percent of the speed of light, it’s only a matter of hours before it burns. With that, the scalar engine will trigger cosmic ray bursts, and a giant electromagnetic pulse storm that will blow Earth back into the Stone Age. Now, preparing for the inevitable seems the last—and only—terrifying option. A combination of scientific reality, intense human drama, and state-of-the-art special effects, EXPLODING SUN is a new-wave disaster miniseries of epic proportions.

Original Release

02/09/2013

US Release

09/09/2013

Cast

Julia Ormond Joan Elias
David James Elliott Don Wincroft
Natalie Brown Cheryl Wincroft
Anthony Lemke Craig Bakus
Alex Weiner Reggie Walker
Mylène Dinh-Robic Denise Balaban
John Maclaren Alan Elias
Jane Wheeler Simone Mathany
Bruce Dinsmore Peter Roebling / Fiona Henslaw
Allison Graham Fiona Henslaw
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Michael Robison

Writers

Jeff Schechter

Cast

Julia Ormond Joan Elias
David James Elliott Don Wincroft
Natalie Brown Cheryl Wincroft
Anthony Lemke Craig Bakus
Alex Weiner Reggie Walker
Mylène Dinh-Robic Denise Balaban
John Maclaren Alan Elias
Jane Wheeler Simone Mathany
Bruce Dinsmore Peter Roebling / Fiona Henslaw
Allison Graham Fiona Henslaw
Charlotte Legault Lara Mathany
Cristina Rosato Marta Hernandez
Miranda Handford Amy
Devery Jacobs Nourhan
Frank Schorpion President Mathany
Richard Jutras Roger Lynch
Robert Crooks JJ Elias
Harley Chamandy Freddie Hernandez
Marcela Pizarro Gloria
Paul Hopkins Paul

Producers

Joel S. Rice Executive Producer
Jeffrey Scott Simmons Executive Producer
Christina O'Shea-Daly Executive Producer
Sandrine Gros d'Aillon Producer
Irene Litinsky Producer
Michael Prupas Producer
Evan Tussman Producer

Editors

Jean Beaudoin

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