Adapting Stephen King’s The Stand: How The 2020 Miniseries Adds To The Legacy Of The Apocalypse-Centric Epic


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Even after the success of The Stand miniseries in 1994, Hollywood refused to give up on the dream of turning Stephen King’s apocalyptic epic into a feature film, and it was a little over a decade ago that the effort hit a high gear. In January 2011, it was announced that a partnership had been forged between CBS Films (the owner of the rights to the book) and Warner Bros., and the plan was to develop a blockbuster for the big screen. The news immediately inspired excitement from fans… though there were also plenty of reasons to have reservations given...