CBS All Access’ small screen adaptation of Stephen King’s The Stand has finally cast its central antagonist. Alexander Skarsgård (True Blood) will play iconic villain Randall Flagg.
He joins an impressive cast, including Whoopi Goldberg, James Marsden, Amber Heard, Jovan Adepo, Owen Teague, Daniel Sunjata, Brad William Henke, Odessa Young, and Henry Zaga. In the book Flagg, an evil man with supernatural powers, tries to thwart the efforts of a group of survivors after a deadly strain of influenza wipes out 99% of the world’s population.
Words: Samantha McLaren (@themeatispeople)