What happens when Damon Lindelof of the famed Lost gets together with director Peter Berg of Friday Night Lights and they develop Tom Perrotta's novel about an event similar to the Rapture?
You get a complex, dark, but moving series of television. You get The Leftovers Season 1 Episode 1.
Not only do I think this show will draw in many viewers, but I am positive it will draw in controversy.
Here is an event where 2% of the world's population has mysteriously disappeared into thin air, regardless of religion, ethnicity, age, race, culture... anything. Three years later - after countless debates between religious leaders, politicians, journalists and everyday people - there is no answer.