Stephen King’s The Stand is headed to CBS All Access

Another adaptation of a Stephen King series is headed for a streaming service. This time, it’s his classic novel The Stand, which CBS All Access has greenlit for a 10-episode series, according to CBS.

The Stand is arguably one of King’s best-known novels, a sprawling, post apocalyptic work set in the aftermath of a plague that wipes out most of the world’s population. The novel follows the breakdown of society and the efforts of a small band of survivors who seek to establish a new society led by a 108-year-old who is the embodiment of “good,” and face off against a rival faction headed by a malevolent leader.

This isn’t the first time that the novel has been adapted: ABC aired an eight-hour miniseries way back in 1994, and there have…

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