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James Marsden & Amber Heard to Star in ‘The Stand’ on CBS All Access

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James Marsden and Amber Heard are teaming up for a new show!

The 45-year-old Dead to Me actor and the 33-year-old Aquaman actress will be starring in the upcoming series The Stand heading to CBS All Access.

The show will be an adaption of Stephen King‘s novel The Stand. He will also be writing the last chapter, providing a coda to the series that’s not found in the book.

The Stand tells the story of a world decimated by a plague and locked in an elemental struggle between good and evil. The fate of mankind rests on the frail shoulders of 108-year-old Mother Abigail and a handful of survivors. Their worst nightmares are embodied by a man with a lethal smile and unspeakable powers: Randall Flagg, the Dark Man,” THR reports.

James Marsden will be playing Stu Redman, a working-class factory man who becomes a leader of the survivors.

Amber Heard will play Nadine Cross, who feels the consequences of her actions but is compelled by her allegiance to Randall.

Odessa Young and Henry Zaga will also be starring in the upcoming 10-episode series.



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James Marsden and Amber Heard are teaming up for a new show! The 45-year-old Dead to Me actor and the 33-year-old Aquaman actress will be starring in the upcoming series The Stand heading to CBS All Access. The show will be an adaption of Stephen King‘s novel The Stand. He will also be writing the […]