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Is Matthew McConaughey definitely taking The Stand for Josh Boone?

A rumor that has been floating around for months now just got a little more solid. We heard that Matthew McConaughey was the #1 choice to play villainous Randall Flagg in THE STAND back in August; now The Guardian is confirming the word, saying that the Oscar winner "looks set" to play the baddie for director Josh Boone. Naturally we'll still want to await confirmation from the...

Josh Boone's The Stand adaptation will be multiple films after all

I’m surprised it took them this long to figure out that a movie adaptation of Stephen King’s THE STAND would only really work as multiple films. Four to be exact. At least that’s what FAULT IN OUR STARS director Josh Boone is saying. Keeping up with this adaptation has been a hell of a ride so far with 100 directors dropping out of the project before finding a...

Stephen King hints that The Stand could be more than just one movie

We've known for a while now that we would be seeing a new adaptation of Stephen King's best-selling novel THE STAND coming our way with THE FAULT IN OUR STARS director Josh Boone at the helm. We've had several updates on the film over the past few months, the most recent coming from Boone himself who shared that King ' absolutely loved ' the script for THE STAND,...

Director Josh Boone gives updates on Stephen King's The Stand

Fans of Stephen King's epic apocalyptic tale THE STAND have been waiting for a big-screen adaptation a long time, and now we're closer than ever to getting it. Director Josh Boone (THE FAULT IN OUR STARS) will be helming the adaptation, which he recently shared would be a " three-hour, R-rated version with an amazing A-list cast across the board ". There is even a...

Matthew McConaughey eyed for villain role in Stephen King's The Stand

Could the upcoming adaptation of Stephen King's THE STAND be gaining a "True Detective"? It is a possibility as Deadline is reporting that Warner Bros. is coveting Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey for a villainous role in the Josh Boone-helmed take on the classic King tale. According to Deadline, Matthew McConaughey, who heads into the weekend as a favorite to...

Lestat movie might be helmed by The Stand director Josh Boone

Wow, direct one profitable adaptation of a YA novel and the world is your oyster. THE FAULT IN OUR STARS director Josh Boone is reportedly the man to direct the first movie in Universal's VAMPIRE CHRONICLES franchise reboot. The studio recently acquired the rights to Anne Rice's popular book series and has clearly put it on the fast track. If he signs on the dotted line,...

Director Josh Boone says The Stand will be 3 hours long and rated R

Finally, after three different directors dropped out of the THE STAND it looks like we’ve got one that is actually going to stick as THE FAULT IN OUR STARS director Josh Boone just shed some fantastic news on the upcoming movie adaptation of Stephen King’s classic novel. While doing the rounds for his new flick THE FAULT IN OUR STARS, he was asked about THE STAND and what...

Nat Wolff to star in Josh Boone's adaptation of The Stand

After going through three different directors before finally landing on THE FAULT IN OUR STARS helmer Josh Boone, THE STAND appears to be off and running as THR reports that Nat Wolff (above) has now landed a role in the film adaptation of Stephen King’s epic novel. It’s unknown as to which role Wolff will play in the film as THE STAND is made up of dozens of characters,...

Stephen King's The Stand finds a new director in Josh Boone

It looks as if Warner Bros. and CBS Films have found their director for the upcoming adaptation of Stephen King's classic bestseller THE STAND after losing helmers David Yates, Ben Affleck and, most recently , Scott Cooper. THR is reporting that THE FAULT IN OUR STARS director Josh Boone is in early talks to take the reins on the adaptation of the epic novel. Boone has had a...

Warner Bros. wants Paul Greengrass to helm The Stand adaptation

It was only last week when we learned that CRAZY HEART director Scott Cooper had dropped out of the daunting task of bringing Stephen King's epic novel THE STAND to life on the big screen. Now, Badass Digest reports that Warner Bros. currently has their eyes set on Paul Greengrass (above). Now that's a hell of a choice right there. Apparently he's at the top of the...

Scott Cooper drops out of The Stand adaptation, now what?

A film adaptation that I'm pretty god damn excited for is Warner Bros.' take on Stephen King's epic novel THE STAND —too bad they can't seem to get their shit together because now the adaptation has lost CRAZY HEART director Scott Cooper (above). If you remember, Cooper was brought on board to replace Ben Affleck, who left the adaptation in order to play some dude...

Stephen King's The Stand finds a new director

We've known for some time now that Ben Affleck was interested in bringing Stephen King's novel, The Stand, to the big screen. Well, now that Affleck just landed the role of Batman in Zack Snyder's MAN OF STEEL sequel, Warner Bros. had to turn to someone else to helm the daunting adaptation. The new man for the job is CRAZY HEART director Scott Cooper who will also re-write...
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