According to various reports, Goldberg and Skarsgard have signed on to join the cast of , based on author Stephen King’s horror novel. It’s being adapted for a new 10-episode series on the streaming service CBS All Access. (Disclosure: CBS is CNET’s parent company.)
In The Stand, almost all of the world’s population dies from a weaponized plague called Captain Trips. Society breaks down with help from an ageless supernatural evil being named (played by Skarsgard) who encourages violence and destruction.
Other cast members for The Stand include James Marsden (Westworld), Amber Heard ( ), Odessa Young (Assassination Nation), Henry Zaga (13 Reasons Why), Jovan Adepo (Overlord), Owen Teague (IT), Brad William Henke ( ) and Daniel Sunjata (The Dark Knight Rises).
No premiere date has been announced yet for the series.