Marilyn Manson to appear in the next series of The Stand Limited events


The musician also produced a cover of “The End” by The Doors which will be used in the new adaptation.

By Chris Morse

New casting details have emerged for Unlimited access to CBS‘next set of limited events for Stephen King’s The Stand, which remains in its early stages of production as the stars are still on the hunt for various roles. According to Revolver, none other than Marilyn Manson will play a role in the television adaptation, but in what role precisely remains to be seen.

In an interview with the magazine, Manson revealed that he and country rocker Shooter Jennings did a cover of a song from The Doors for the upcoming series, also mentioning that he would also be in production as actor. Here is what the musician had to say.

“Shooter and I also did a cover of ‘The End’ by The Doors, for a new mini-series by The stall by Stephen King, in which I will also star. I think it kind of kicked off our process for the album and allowed us to explore different things. “

We’ve already heard that a number of other stars are being considered for roles in the new adaptation, a summary of which you can find below, along with more details on the project as a whole.

  • James Marsden (Westworld) as Stu Redman
  • Amber Heard (Aquaman) like Nadine Cross
  • Whoopi Goldberg (Phantom) as Mother Abagail
  • Greg Kinnear (As good as it gets) like Glen Bateman
  • Odessa Young (Assassination Nation) as Frannie Goldsmith
  • Henri Zaga (The new mutants) like Nick Andros

The stall, the 1,152-page novel published in 1978, is Stephen King’s ultimate portrayal of the forces of good against evil after an apocalyptic pandemic devoured the majority of the world’s population, leaving only a few thousand survivors to claim allegiance to “the black man”. in Las Vegas, Nevada, or follow God’s Path to Boulder, Colorado with the fate of mankind at stake.

The bestseller was then nominated for the World Fantasy Award for Best Novel in 1979 and adapted into an ABC television miniseries event in 1994. The eight-hour four-part miniseries were written by King himself. and starred Oscar nominee Gary Sinise, Molly Ringwald and Rob Lowe. The book was also adapted into a Marvel comic book series that ran from 2008 to 2012, written by The Chilling Adventures of Sabrinaby Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa with illustrations by Mike Perkins and Laura Martin.

The next 10-episode limited series for The stall will be written by Josh Boone and Ben Cavell, with Boone also as a director, for CBS Television Studios. The couple are also listed as executive producers, along with Roy Lee, Jimmy Miller, Richard P. Rubinstein, Will Weiske and Miri Yoon. Stephen King’s son, Owen King, is also attached to the project as a producer.

CBS All Access’s The Stand is still in its infancy and therefore does not have a release date yet. However, you can stay up to date with all the latest here on Dead Entertainment.


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