the stand premiere date

CBS All Access has unveiled its fall premiere plans for its new shows, including the limited series adaptation of Stephen King’s The Stand, which is slated to premiere on the streaming service in late 2020. Joining The Stand on the streaming platform are an untitled Richard Linklater animal rescue docuseries, as well as several 2021 titles including a new original series The Man Who Fell to EarthThe Harper House, and Guilty Party.

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the stand first look

Director Josh Boone loves Stephen King. In addition to giving the prolific horror author a small role in his first film, Stuck in Love, Boone has dedicated the past half decade to adapting King’s work. One of those adaptations, a film version of the novel Revival, didn’t come together. But the other, an adaptation of King’s massive The Stand, will be a 10-episode miniseries on CBS All Access.

We recently spoke to Boone about his upcoming X-Men film The New Mutants, but he also supplied us with updates on The Stand and told us what went down with Revival. Constant readers of King will be happy to know that Boone describes his touchstones for the Stand miniseries as being both Steven Spielberg and Oliver Stone, a combination that, somehow, feels just about right.

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the stand first look

Just in time for a real pandemic, here comes The Stand! Stephen King‘s tome about the end of the world, and what comes after, is being turned into a miniseries yet again – this time on CBS All Access. James Marsden, Amber Heard, Greg Kinnear, Odessa Young, Whoopi Goldberg, and more star in the adaptation, and you can get a first look glimpse of some of them in character below.

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the crown season 3 teaser

In this edition of TV Bits:

  • Sarah Silverman strikes a deal for a late-night series pilot and stand-up comedy special with HBO.
  • Heather Graham joins The Stand.
  • What We Do in the Shadows season 2 has started production.
  • Stephen Colbert will host The Late Show until at least 2023.
  • Kurt Sutter has bee fired for being a jerk.
  • There will be a dramatic TV series based on Clueless for some reason.
  • A TV adaptation of SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical will air on Nickelodeon.
  • The Crown season 3 now has a regal poster.
  • Bless the Harts renewed for a second season.
  • High School Musical: The Musical: The Series has also been renewed for a second season.

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Supernatural ending

In this edition of TV Bits:

  • Watch the trailer for the final season of Vikings.
  • Josh Hartnett will star in the Southern gothic drama Paradise Lost.
  • See a poster for Castle Rock season 2.
  • The trailer for the 15th and final season of Supernatural is here.
  • Black Monday adds new cast members for season 2.
  • High School Musical: The Musical: The Series will debut on ABC, Disney Channel & Freeform before Disney+.
  • The Stand has added even more cast members.

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the stand tv series cast nat wolff

The Stand, the CBS All Access adaptation of Stephen King‘s epic post-apocalyptic saga, has found itself yet another cast member. Since King’s book is loaded with characters, I wouldn’t be surprised if there are still plenty of announcements to come. The latest The Stand TV series cast member is Nat Wolff, who will play Lloyd Henreid, one of the characters who aligns himself with the evil Randall Flagg (Alexander Skarsgård).

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the stand tv series cast alexander skarsgard

Yet another Skarsgard has joined the Stephen King adaptation universe. Alexander Skarsgard, brother of Bill “Pennywise” Skarsgard, has signed on to the cast of the CBS All Access adaptation of The StandSkarsgard will be playing Randall Flagg, the big bad of the epic apocalyptic saga. Skarsgard joins a cast that includes James Marsden, Amber Heard, and Whoopi Goldberg, with Josh Boone directing.

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The Stand TV Series Ending

CBS All Access confirmed the first four leads of its adaptation of Stephen King’s The Stand for its streaming service. The Stand is considered by many to be King’s definitive book. Well, it’s either The Stand or It, as both are over 1000 pages and have been adapted as miniseries in the past. While It got a two-part movie, The Stand will get a streaming series on All Access.

Streaming will allow The Stand to explore the graphic horror of King’s prose without restrictions. We learned that King will write the final episode and who will being playing Stu, Nadine, Frannie and Henry. The Stand will premiere in 2020 with nine episodes. It begins filming in Vancouver in the fall and EVP of Original Content for CBS All Access Julie McNamara said it caps off their year, so late 2020 sounds likely. 

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the stand tv series cast marilyn manson

Several potential cast members for the new CBS All Access adaptation of Stephen King’s The Stand were revealed last month, and now an unexpected name has joined their ranks: Marilyn Manson. Yes, that Marilyn Manson, the Antichrist Superstar himself. It’s not clear how big a part Manson will play (is he one of the leads, or just turning up for a quick cameo?), but the shock rocker confirmed his acting involvement, and revealed he recorded a song for the show, too.

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the stand tv series cast

The Stand TV series is beginning to gather together what will surely be a huge cast. While nothing is finalized yet, a new report indicates several names that CBS All Access wants to join their big Stephen King adaptation. Names like James Marsden, Amber Heard, Whoopi Goldberg, and more. Read More »