Affleck To Direct The Stand

Warner Bros. has tapped Ben Affleck to direct their feature version of Stephen King’s THE STAND, reports Deadline.com.

Warner Bros. has tapped Ben Affleck to direct their feature version of Stephen King’s THE STAND, reports Deadline.com. Vertigo Pictures will produce.

The epic tale follows the survivors of a super flu that wiped most of humanity off Earth. Two camps on the side of good and evil are pitted against each other. The story was previously made into a TV miniseries by director Mick Garris.

Previously, HARRY POTTER director David Yates and writer Steve Kloves had been attached to adapt the epic tale.

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