According to various reports,Â 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 Â (played by Skarsgard) who encourages violence and destruction.Â
Other cast members for The Stand include James Marsden (Westworld), Amber Heard ( ),Â 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.