The 1994 TV adaptation of Stephen King’s The Stand comes to Blu-Ray for the first time on October 7th, courtesy of CBS Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Entertainment.
Restored in high definition with enhanced visual effects, this TV version of King’s novel follows a group of survivors after a deadly plague wipes out the entire population
Those remaining must align themselves with either the forces of good, led by the frail 108-year-old Mother Abagail (Ruby Dee, A Raisin in the Sun), or evil, a group steered by a man with a lethal smile, Randall Flagg (Jamey Sheridan). The two sides face off in a climactic battle that will determine the final fate of mankind.
The all-star cast also includes Gary Sinise (Forrest Gump), Molly Ringwald (The Breakfast Club), Corin Nemec (Parker Lewis Can’t Lose), Rob Lowe (The West Wing), Miguel Ferrer (NCIS: Los Angeles) and Laura San Giacomo (“Just Shoot Me!”).
This Collector’s Edition Blu-Ray release ™ comes packed with special features,
including audio commentary from Stephen King and director Mick Garris and a
full-length behind-the-scenes featurette showcasing the making of the miniseries.
Special Features include:
- The Making Of The Stand – A look at the set of The Stand and exclusive interviews with the cast and crew, including Stephen King, Gary Sinise, and Molly Ringwald.
- Audio Commentary – Behind-the-scenes commentary from Stephen King, Mick Garris, Rob Lowe, Ruby Dee, Miguel Ferrer, Jamey Sheridan and Pat McMahon.