‘The Stand’ First Look: Stephen King’s Post-Apocalyptic Tale Gets an Update For Our Pre-Apocalyptic Times Just in time for a real pandemic, here comes The Stand! Stephen King‘s tome about the end of the world, and what comes after, is being turned into a miniseries yet again – this time on CBS All Access. James Marsden, Amber Heard, Greg Kinnear, Odessa Young, Whoopi Goldberg, and more star in the adaptation, and you can get a first look glimpse of some of them in character below. View this post on Instagram FIRST LOOK: Stephen King’s #TheStand is coming to life once again.