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Stephen King’s The Stand: Whoopi Goldberg, Jovan Adepo, Odessa Young and Benjamin Cavell in Conversation with Variety's Danielle Turchiano

Dec 16, 2020

Join Academy Award-winning actor Whoopi Goldberg and Jovan Adepo, and Odessa Young, stars of CBS All Access’ new series The Stand, for a conversation with Emmy-nominated showrunner Benjamin Cavell with Variety's Danielle Turchiano about their new adaptation of Stephen King’s classic novel. The Stand’s dark, post-apocalyptic vision has taken on an uncanny new resonance during today's climate – portraying a world decimated by plague and a battle between the forces of good and evil. Find out why Cavell decided to adapt the story before the pandemic, how Goldberg, Adepo, and Young prepared for their roles, stories from behind the scenes, and more.

Whoopi Goldberg

Whoopi Goldberg is one of an elite group of artists who have won the Grammy, the Academy Award, the Golden Globe, the Emmy and Daytime Emmy and a Tony Award …

Benjamin Cavell

Emmy®  and WGA-nominated writer, producer and showrunner Benjamin Cavell began his television career with the critically acclaimed FX Network show Justified

Jovan Adepo

Emmy nominated actor, Jovan Adepo was born in Oxford shire, England to his American father James a British police guard and mother Adelola, a student in the city of Oxford …

Odessa Young

Odessa Young recently completed shooting the lead role in Mothering Sunday, Alice Birch’s feature adaptation of Graham Swift’s acclaimed novel …

Danielle Turchiano

Danielle Turchiano is the senior features editor of television at Variety, where she heads up small screen series coverage across premieres …

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