After the mass destruction caused by a man made virus called "Captain Trips". A false messiah emerges, possessing incredible powers and hell bent to rule the remaining human society. It's up to a group of people to journey the post-apocalyptic wasteland to stop him and his army. Written by
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Ben Affleck at one point, was selected to direct the film adaptation, describing it as "'Lord of the Rings' set in America" as he envisioned it to be a trilogy. Affleck dropped out, due to time commitments and was replaced by David Yates and Steve Kloves, who were replaced by Scott Cooper. Cooper ended up dropping out of the project over "creative differences, which were believed that Cooper wanted an R rating while the studio wanted a PG-13 rating. See more
Remake of The Stand