James Marsden & Amber Heard to lead latest The Stand adaptation

James Marsden and Amber Heard will lead the all-star cast of the new TV adaptation of Stephen King’s bestselling 1978 novel The Stand.
Set in a post-apocalyptic world decimated by plague, the CBS All Access series will also feature Odessa Young and Henry Zaga.
Marsden has been cast as Stu Redman, a working-class factory employee, while Aquaman star Heard will play Nadine Cross.
The Fault in Our Stars director Josh Boone will oversee the film, which is based on a script he co-wrote with Ben Cavell.
The Stand previously appeared on TV as a 1994 mini-series, starring Gary Sinise, Molly Ringwald, Rob Lowe and Miguel Ferrer.