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The Stand Casts More Big Names For The CBS All Access Limited Event Series

Greg Kinnear, Heather Graham, Nat Wolff, and more join the post-apocalyptic event series based on Stephen King's best-selling novel.
Posted on Oct 18, 2019 | 03:00pm
Additional survivors of Captain Trips, Stephen King's fictional apocalyptic superflu, have been added to the cast of CBS All Access' limited event series The Stand.

Greg Kinnear, Heather Graham, Nat Wolff, Eion Bailey, Katherine McNamara, and Hamish Linklater are the most recent cast members announced for the anticipated adaptation of Stephen King's best-selling novel.

They join previously announced talent including James Marsden, Amber Heard, Jovan Adepo, Odessa Young, Owen Teague, Henry Zaga, Brad William Henke, with Alexander Skarsgård and Whoopi Goldberg.

READ: Alexander Skarsgård Joins CBS All Access' The Stand As Randall Flagg

Greg Kinnear (The Twilight Zone, Frankie) will play Glen Bateman. A widowed professor when the superflu hits, Glen was accustomed to a solitary life. When he encounters other survivors, his curiosity is piqued by Mother Abagail’s visions.

Heather Graham (Boogie Nights, Wander) will play Rita Blakemoor, a wealthy woman who is ill-prepared for the end of the world and attempts to escape superflu-infested New York City.

Nat Wolff (Stella's Last Weekend) is cast opposite Alexander Skarsgård's villain, Randall Flagg. Wolff will play Lloyd Henreid, a petty criminal who becomes fiercely loyal to Flagg.

Eion Bailey (Band of Brothers, The Last Tycoon) will play Teddy Weizak, a superflu survivor and member of the body crew alongside Harold Lauder (Teague), in Boulder, Colorado.

Katherine McNamara (Arrow, Shadowhunters) will play Julie Lawry. A small-town girl with a wild side, she is one of Lloyd’s conquests in Las Vegas.

Hamish Linklater (Legion, Tell Me Your Secrets) will play Dr. Ellis, a military colonel and infectious disease specialist who dreams of being the hero who stops the superflu.

READ: The Stand Reveals First Cast Members For Limited Event Series

The Stand is Stephen King’s apocalyptic vision of a world decimated by plague and embroiled in an elemental struggle between good and evil. The fate of mankind rests on the frail shoulders of the 108-year-old Mother Abagail (Goldberg) and a handful of survivors. Their worst nightmares are embodied in a man with a lethal smile and unspeakable powers: Randall Flagg, the Dark Man.

The series is produced by CBS Television Studios. Josh Boone, and Ben Cavell will write and Executive Produce, with Boone also directing. Stephen King will write the last chapter of the series, providing a new coda that expands the world beyond the book.

Stay tuned to CBS.com for more information on The Stand, coming soon exclusively to CBS All Access.