CBS has launched the primary trailer for its limited-event collection The Stand throughout a digital New York Comedian-Con occasion. Based mostly on the 1978 Stephen King novel with the identical title, the CBS All Entry model presents 9 episodes providing “an apocalyptic vision of a world decimated by plague and embroiled in an elemental struggle between good and evil.” Try the trailer under.
Based on an official synopsis, “The fate of mankind rests on the frail shoulders of 108-year-old Mother Abagail (Whoopi Goldberg) and a handful of survivors. Their worst nightmares are embodied in a man with a lethal smile and unspeakable powers: Randall Flagg (Alexander Skarsgård), the Dark Man. The Stand will close with a new coda written by the famed author himself.”
Mainly, all you’ll want to know is: A present based mostly on a bestselling Stephen King novel is being became a present that can most likely alternately chill and disturb you. (The Stand was beforehand tailored right into a 1994 ABC miniseries starring Gary Sinise.)
Rounding out the ensemble solid are Westworld’s James Marsden, The Playboy Membership’s Amber Heard, Watchmen’s Jovan Adepo, and musician Marilyn Manson.
The restricted collection is slated to debut on December 17 and run weekly by to February 18, 2021.