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Full Trailer For CBS’ The Stand Shows Off Randall Flagg

October 9, 2020 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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The full trailer for CBS All Access’ adaptation of The Stand is online, featuring several new looks at Alexander Skarsgård as the villainous Randall Flagg. You can see the trailer below for the mini-series, which bows on the streaming service on December 17th and stars Skarsgård, Whoopi Goldberg, Jovan Adepo, Owen Teague, Greg Kinnear, Brad William Henke, Nat Wolff, Daniel Sunjata, James Marsden, Amber Heard, Odessa Young, Eion Bailey, Katherine McNamara, Heather Graham, Marilyn Manson, Hamish Linklater and Henry Zaga.

The Josh Boone-helmed project will run nine episodes and is described as follows:

The Stand reveals that this is the way the world ends: with a nanosecond of computer error in a Defense Department laboratory and a million casual contacts that form the links in a chain letter of death. And here is the bleak new world of the day after, a world stripped of its institutions and emptied of 99 percent of its people. A world in which a handful of panicky survivors choose sides — or are chosen. A world in which good rides on the frail shoulders of the 108-year-old Mother Abigail — and the worst nightmares of evil are embodied in a man with a lethal smile and unspeakable powers: Randall Flagg, the dark man

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