Stephen King’s THE STAND Hits CBS All Access December 17th

CBS All Access and Josh Boone’s nine-episode adaptation of Stephen King’s The Stand will premiere on December 17th. A new episode hits each week after that.

Mark your calendars.

Benjamin Cavell, showrunner and executive producer said: “During the two years we spent making THE STAND, we all felt the responsibility of adapting what may be the most beloved work of one of the world’s most beloved storytellers, but none of us could have imagined that Stephen King’s 40-year-old masterpiece about a global pandemic would come to be so eerily relevant. We’re honored to tell this sprawling, epic story, including a new coda that Stephen King has wanted to add for decades. We’re so proud of this show and its attempt to find meaning and hope in the most uncertain of times. We can’t wait to share it with the world.”

This version stars James Marsden as Stu Redman, Greg Kinnear as Glen Bateman, Odessa Young as Frannie Goldsmith, Henry Zaga as Nick Andros, and Whoopi Goldberg as Mother Abagail. They’re joined by Jovan Adepo as Larry Underwood, Owen Teague as Harold Lauder, Brad William Henke as Tom Cullen, Nat Wolff as Lloyd Henreid, Heather Graham as Rita Blakemoor, Daniel Sunjata as Cobb, Eion Bailey as Teddy Weizak, Katherine McNamara as Julie Lawry, Hamish Linklater as Dr. Ellis, and Luca Batista as Young Nick. On top of that Marilyn Manson says he has a role in the new series along with Alexander Skarsgård as Randall Flagg.

Warner Bros. Pictures and CBS Films are developing the series which Boone produces with Jimmy Miller and Roy Lee. Boone also serves as director and wrote the series with Ben Cavell. Boone and Ben Cavell serve as executive producers alongside Roy Lee, Jimmy Miller, and Richard P. Rubinstein with Will Weiske and Miri Yoon serving as co-executive producers and Owen King as producer.

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Written by Mike Sprague

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