CBS All Entry has set a date for its new The Stand restricted collection. The difference of the 1978 Stephen King novel will premiere on Dec. 17, bringing a brand new imaginative and prescient of the apocalypse to our TV screens simply in time for the vacations.
The Stand, which is taken into account by many Fixed Readers to be King’s absolute masterpiece, is the story of two teams of survivors residing in a post-apocalyptic United States after a brilliant flu referred to as Captain Journeys has fully decimated 99 % of the world’s inhabitants. Within the e book, these two teams — one representing the sunshine led by the trustworthy Mom Abigail (Whoopi Goldberg), and the opposite the darkness inside all males led by the sinister Randall Flagg (Alexander Skarsgard) — discover themselves on a collision course that can determine the destiny of what’s left of humanity.
A world pandemic that wipes out humanity. Two sides, one representing hope and the opposite led by an evil demagogue who’s extra curious about oppressing different teams he doesn’t like. Yeah, this present does sound a bit well timed, doesn’t it? CBS have to be patting itself on the again for placing this out simply in time for the real-world chaos. I’m really stunned this received’t be out in November…
The story shall be advised in the middle of 10 episodes and consists of scripts from New Mutants director Josh Boone in addition to Owen King and the King of Horror himself, who penned the finale along with his son. It’s stated to be a brand new ending to the story.