Stephen King's Post-Apocalyptic Novel 'The Stand' Turned Into Movie


Stephen King's Post-Apocalyptic Novel 'The Stand' Turned Into Movie


Warner Bros. and CBS Films are joining forces to adapt the book which tells a story of good vs. evil after a virus wipes out most of the American population.

After Universal Pictures and NBC Universal Television acquired the rights to Stephen King's "The Dark Tower", Warner Bros. and CBS Films are now planning to make a film based on his other novel "The Stand". Mosaic and Roy Lee are producing the movie, while Warners will handle worldwide marketing and distribution.

Dubbed an opus from King, "The Stand" is set in a time after a virus wipes out most of the American population. This story of good vs. evil will focus on a group of survivors fighting the Antichrist-like Randall Flagg while it features dozens of characters and overlapping storylines running over many years.

The novel was originally published in 1978 and was re-released in 1990 with King adding and revising portions of the story. It was later brought into small screen by ABC as a six-hour miniseries in 1994, and adapted into a graphic novel by Marvel Comics.

There is no word on the aimed release date for the film, but The Hollywood Reporter says Warner Bros. and CBS Films will "sit down with writers and directors in the coming weeks in an attempt to find the right take on the material."

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