An American post-apocalyptic fantasy television miniseries, The Stand is based on the 1978 novel of the name by Stephen King and it was also the remake of the 1994 adaptation. Resulting from a mishap, the plot centers on a pandemic at a military biological research station which also allows almost the entire world population and the few survivors. King, in the novel’s dedication to his wife about a dark tail of the ageless struggle which is between good and evil. The details of gender, race, age, etc. were the information mentioned in the novel. On December 17, 2020, the first season of The Stand season 1 was released on CBS that too all access on Paramount. Mixed average reviews were adapted from different sources.
The Stand Season 2 Release Date
CBS advertised The Stand as a limited series as was already mentioned. It was eventually not planned to continue as an original book so at the time of writing of this article, there were no solid plans to make The Stand season 2. Thus, according to the reports, there are no official updates about the release of The Stand Season 2. Eventually, the makers and the producers are trying to push into the new network and meet the characters of The Stand season 1 again and decide on the sequel. With the surviving characters with a new cast, it would relatively get easy for some time. But, eventually, stars like James Marsden and Alexander Skarsgard were available due to their very busy schedules. One of the stars among the two is busy with his sequel of Sonic the Hedgehog 2, in which he will be seen doing the role of Tom Wachowski who is next to everyone’s favorite blue speedster. On the other side, the other actor named Alexander is busy as he has recently become one of the most sought actors and he will be seen featuring next in the Robert Eggers Viking revenge thriller named The Northman. Though, The Stand is not having any release date for season 2 as of now.
|The Stand Season 1 Release Date
|17 December 2020
|The Stand Season 2 Release Date
|Not Announced Yet
The Stand Season 2 Cast
Almost, all the cast and crew members of The Stand Season 2 will be seen appearing in the sequel. James Marsden will be seen acting as Stu alongside Odessa Young as Frannie Goldsmith. On the other hand, Brad William Henke will be seen reprising the role of the beloved Tom Cullen. Eventually, the ending of the first season implies that the overall spirit of Randall Flagg almost survived the New Vegas explosion so, according to this, the second season would probably benefit if Alexander Skarsgard also came back. But, the makers and the producers said that the villain would change his appearance, as he is no longer available due to his busy and hectic schedule. Later, in the movie named The Dark Tower, the showrunners can bring Matthew McConaughey to reprise his version. But, it would be a little interesting to see those characters out and just see how they flourish or falter under Flagg’s rule.
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The Stand Season 2 Story
In the last season, in the end, it was shown that more children were born who were actually immune to Caption Trips. So, here, in this season it is predicted that season 2 can follow the repopulation of the world after a short time jump. The main point here will be the survival of the Randall Flagg who calls Russell Faraday now. The method of storytelling in this season is followed by Stephen King’s circular method. Later, the Flagg, or we can say Faraday has a totally new group of people to manipulate and it shows every possibility that he can be even stronger than before.
The Stand Season 2 Trailer
The trailer of The Stand Season 2 is not revealed yet. In the trailer of season 1, it is shown that after the mass destruction which was caused by a manmade virus named Captain Trips, a false messiah emerges and it possesses incredible powers to just rule the remaining human society.
Where to Watch The Stand Season 2?
The Stand Season 2 will be available only on the Amazon Prime and Paramount Plus in the US to stream the video. Also, people will need to take the subscription to the Paramount Plus app and then they can enjoy watching.
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