Stephen King’s The Stand isn’t about the end of the world. It’s about what comes after, when most of humanity has been wiped out by a plague. In 1994, ABC adapted King’s novel as a miniseries. Now, CBS All Access is preparing an all-new adaptation slated for later this year. During the MTV Video awards ceremony, the first teaser trailer for The Stand was finally released.
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However, there’s also a darker force in play. Alexander Skarsgård’s Randall Flagg is gathering his followers as well. Flagg intends to control the new world, but first, he has to destroy Mother Abagail and her faction. And as you can see in the clips, Flagg isn’t shy about showing off his powers.
The Stand will premiere on CBS All Access on Thursday, December 17.
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