Re: The Stand movie - how should it be done?
I don't see a 2-3 hour movie version of The Stand being an especially good translation. Too much stuff that I consider worthwhile would have to be cut. Hell, even the miniseries suffered from that. Even some of the Harry Potter movies fell prey to this, and they didn't have nearly as much material to condense. I'm looking at you, Goblet of Fire
I can see it as either a LOTR-style trilogy of fairly long films, or another miniseries that has a bit more time and a bit fewer network constraints to work with.
Though good luck beating some of the miniseries' casting choices.
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