The Stand

Outstanding Limited Or Anthology Series

 

THE STAND is Stephen King’s apocalyptic vision of a world decimated by plague and embroiled in an elemental struggle between good and evil. The fate of mankind rests on the frail shoulders of the 108-year-old Mother Abagail and a handful of survivors. Their worst nightmares are embodied in a man with a lethal smile and unspeakable powers: Randall Flagg, the Dark Man.

For Your Consideration

Outstanding Limited Or Anthology Series

Executive Producers: Benjamin Cavell, Taylor Elmore, Will Weiske, Jimmy Miller, Roy Lee, Richard P. Rubinstein
Producers: Jake Braver, Stephen Welke, Jill Killington, Knate Lee, Owen King

Outstanding Writing For A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie

Teleplay by Benjamin Cavell & Taylor Elmore

Written By Stephen King

Outstanding Directing For A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie

Director: Vincenzo Natali

Outstanding Special Visual Effects In A Single Episode

Visual Effects Supervisor: Jake Braver

Visual Effects Producer: Phillip Hoffman

Visual Effects Supervisor: Laurent Hugueniot

Visual Effects Producer: Panos Theodoropoulos

Associate Visual Effects Supervisor: Vincent Papaix

Visual Effects Supervisor: John Bair

Visual Effects Supervisor: Martin Herblad

Previsualization Supervisor: Jason Thielen

Special Effects Supervisor: Dan Keeler

Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup

Special Makeup Effects Department Head: Toby Lindala

Special Effects Assistan Makeup Department Head: Sandy Lindala

Key Makeup Artists: Holland Miller, Bree Anna Lehto

Outstanding Production Design For A Narrative Contemporary Program (One Hour Or More)

Production Designer: Aaron Haye

Supervising Art Director: Justin Ludwig

Art Director: Guy Roland

Set Decorator: Renee Reed

Outstanding Casting For A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie

Casting By Avy Kaufman, CSA

Vancouver Casting By Maureen Webb, Colleen Bolton

Outstanding Cinematography For A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie

DP: Thomas Yatsko, ASC

Outstanding Contemporary Costumes

Costume Designer: Angelina Kekich

Costume Coordinator: Patricia Galbrath

Assistant Costume Designer: Debbie Geaghan, Jayme Hansen, Erin Samuda

Outstanding Single-camera Picture Editing For A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie

Editor: Rob Bonz

Outstanding Contemporary Hairstyling

Department Head Hairstylist: Richard Kohlen

Key Hairstylists: Lynnea Board, Candice Helms

Outstanding Contemporary Makeup (Non-prosthetic)

Department Head Makeup Artist: Lisa Love

Key Makeup Artist: Teresa Meyers

Makeup Artists: Kristina Wood, Ashley Pilkey

Outstanding Music Composition For A Limited Or Anthology Series, Movie Or Special (Original Dramatic Score)

Music By Nathaniel Walcott, Mike Mogis

Outstanding Original Music And Lyrics

Lyrics written By Stephen King and Durand Jones

Music By Nathaniel Walcott, Mike Mogis, Durand Jones

Music Produced By Nathaniel Walcott, Mike Mogis

Outstanding Sound Editing For A Limited Or Anthology Series, Movie Or Special

Sound Supervisors: Warren Hendriks,Sean Massey, MPSE

Sound Designer: James Miller

ADR Editor: Ulrika Akander

Music Editor: Jason Lingle

Foley Artist: Mitchell Kohen

Outstanding Sound Mixing For A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie

Re-Recording Mixers: Karol Urban CAS, MPSE, Warren Hendricks

Production Sound Mixer: Darren Brisker

Outstanding Stunt Coordination

Dean Choe

Accolades

“…powerhouse performances.”

– ComicBook.com

“Between smart updates, stellar performances, and incredibly well-thought out cinematography, sets, truly chilling moments, and other fine details that tread into the space of spoilers, this version of The Stand comes across perhaps most true to King’s book.”

– ComicBook.com

“Fantastic elements and a secret optimism elevate this pandemic thriller to something special.”

– San Francisco Gate

“…admirably bold…”

– AV CLUB

“This adaptation of a Stephen King novel about a pandemic is especially timely in the age of Covid, but also stands up as a lasting work in the genre.”

– Wall Street Journal

“…one hell of an exciting watch stocked with interesting, identifiable characters who, good or bad, allow the audience to see themselves in the action.”

– The Playlist

“The spirit and dread of Mr. King’s epic have been successfully, if more succinctly, incorporated into the series.”

– Wall Street Journal

“…a powerhouse ensemble…”

– Roger Ebert

Cast

Whoopi Goldberg

as Mother Abagail

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie

Alexander Skarsgård

as Randall Flagg

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie

James Marsden

as Stu Redman

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie

Odessa Young

as Frannie Goldsmith

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie

Jovan Adepo

as Larry Underwood

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie

Amber Heard

as Nadine Cross

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie

Owen Teague

as Harold Lauder

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie

Brad William Henke

as Tom Cullen

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie

Greg Kinnear

as Glen Bateman

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie

Fiona Dourif

as Ratwoman

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie

Episodes

Episode 1 | “The End”

When the “Captain Trips” flu epidemic wipes out more than 99% of the population, the remaining few immune to the disease, including Stu Redman, Frannie Goldsmith, and Harold Lauder, set out in search of other survivors, all the while, experiencing visions of the nurturing Mother Abagail and the menacing figure of The Dark Man.

Episode 2 | “Pocket Savior”

Musician Larry Underwood is on the cusp of his big break when “Captain Trips” strikes New York. Alone and wandering an empty city, he meets an alluring new acquaintance also desperate to escape. Meanwhile, an incarcerated Lloyd Henreid comes face-to-face with Randall Flagg, The Dark Man himself, who makes him an enticing offer.

Episode 3 | “Blank Page”

Mother Abagail selects a surprising voice to be her conduit to her chosen Committee in Boulder: the young deaf man Nick Andros. The arrival of a disturbing visitor to the Boulder Free Zone, shakes the Committee and Boulder residents to their core. Elsewhere in the Free Zone, Nadine Cross is haunted by a childhood memory.

Episode 4 | “The House of the Dead”

The Boulder Free Zone Committee looks to solidify their leadership and bolster the community with a town hall meeting, but Flagg continues to make inroads as he plots to destroy the newly-forming society from within.

Episode 5 | “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas”

Nadine and Harold’s dark intentions continue to take shape. Meanwhile, the Committee’s spies entrench themselves in New Vegas, where Flagg is building his own society, where officially-sanctioned sin and debauchery disguises a ruthlessly-enforced order. Back in Boulder, Frannie hatches a plan to confirm her suspicions of Harold while Mother Abagail seeks divine council.

Episode 6 | “The Vigil”

While all of Boulder fears for Mother Abagail’s safety, Stu organizes search parties to ensure her return, presenting an opportunity for Harold and Nadine. In New Vegas, Flagg recruits a dangerous new follower.

Episode 7 | “The Walk”

After tragedy strikes the Boulder Free Zone, Mother Abagail tasks members of her Committee with a dangerous mission. Meanwhile, Harold and Nadine begin their journey to New Vegas to unite with Flagg and claim their reward.

Episode 8 | “The Stand”

Risking everything, the Boulder travelers face off with Flagg’s followers in New Vegas, among them a very different – and pregnant – Nadine.

Episode 9 | “The Circle Closes”

Limited series finale written by Stephen King. After seeing both the light and the dark, Frannie makes her stand.