Friday, June 28, 2013

Favorite Hottie living Under The Dome: Alexander Koch

Stephen King remains one of my favorite writers but I always have a bit of trepidation when his novels make the jump to the screen. With a few exceptions, most of the big screen adaptations have fallen flat. I think one of the main reasons is time, 2 hours is not near long enough to fully depict what King has created.

I carried the fairly heavy, 1000 plus pages of Under The Dome around for much of the winter, stubbornly holding onto wanting to read my novels in the form of an actual paper bound physical manifestation of the story. Thankfully, Under The Dome is set on television. Many of King's stories have had better luck on the small screen such as It which I still hold to be one of the better adaptations of King's work.

Given the substantial ratings, many of you tuned in this past Monday to watch the series as well. Although it is early in, there are vast differences already between story and character in the novel and with that on the television adaptation, most notably the results of Angie and Juniors (Alexander Koch) encounter at the beginning of the story. I will let I pass however as the actor playing Junior is very different than the character I envisioned while reading the book and Alexander Koch is certainly one of the more attractive elements living under the Dome in Chester Mill Maine.

Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Koch was heavily involved in both local community and high-school theater productions. He attended the Theatre School at DePaul University. A former model, Koch made his acting film debut in Eddie O'Keefe's independent short film The Ghosts, but his role of Junior gives him his biggest role thus far.

1 comment:

Bobby F said...

Tye! You did not tell us that Mike Vogel is on the show, too!!!