After more than 26 years after the TV mini-series The Stand, CBS All Access and director Josh Boone‘s (The New Mutants) have prepared a new adaptation of Stephen King‘s “The Stand”. The insane twist on this series is that King himself has rewritten a new alternate ending to the story. This new version will premiere on CBS All Access on December 17, with each new episode of the 9-episode limited series arriving on a weekly basis.
King’s vision of am aftermath after a deadly plague kills most of the world’s population, the remaining survivors split into two groups – one led by a benevolent elder woman named Mother Abigail and the other by a malevolent being of unspeakable power named Randall Flagg – to face each other in a final battle between good and evil
The cast includes Alexander Skarsgård as Randall Flagg and Whoopi Goldberg as Mother Abagail. Jovan Adepo, Owen Teague, Greg Kinnear, Brad William Henke, Nat Wolff, Daniel Sunjata,James Marsden, Amber Heard, Odessa Young, Eion Bailey, Katherine McNamara, Heather Graham, Marilyn Manson, Hamish Linklater and Henry Zaga