Over 45 years in the past, Stephen King launched The Stand, his post-apocalyptic darkish fantasy novel a couple of virus that worn out a lot of the human race. To at the present time, it stays an acclaimed e-book and is extremely considered certainly one of his greatest novels interval. Like other King books, there’s an extension of that e-book on the best way—although as a substitute of a TV show or movie, it’s taking the type of a model new e-book.
Earlier within the week, horror author Brian Keene (greatest identified for The Rising and Earthworm Gods books) revealed he and fellow horror novelist Christopher Golden (Buffy) are enhancing an anthology set within the universe of King’s novel. The Finish of the World as We Know It: Tales of Stephen King’s The Stand will function quick tales from writers equivalent to Caroline Kepnes, Michael Kortya, Josh Malerman, Paul Tremblay, S.A. Cosby, and Wayne Brady. (On Twitter, Keene added that the anthology isn’t taking any extra submissions and any which are despatched shall be deleted with out being learn.) Together with having King’s stamp of approval, he’ll pen the introduction that opens the e-book.
The Stand has been tailored plenty of instances, most famously in 1994 with an award-winning TV miniseries (that King wrote) starring Gary Sinise, Miguel Ferrer, and Ossie Davis. Extra not too long ago, there was the 2020 Paramount+ miniseries for from New Mutants director Josh Boone and starring James Marsden, Odessa Younger, and Jovan Adepo. Notably, that model featured a unique ending to the e-book written by King, which marked the third ending for The Stand total.
At time of writing, The Finish of the World as We Know It: Tales of Stephen King’s The Stand lacks an official launch date.
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