The Stand

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Ben Affleck Struggles With The Stand Remake; We Got 5 Other Stephen King Stories He Should Direct

Ben Affleck Having a "Hard Time" With The Stand Remake

Now that Argo‘s in the can, Ben Affleck is apparently struggling with his hoped-for remake of Steven King‘s The Stand. “Right now we’re having a very hard time,” Affleck told GQ. “But I like the idea — it’s like ‘The Lord of the Rings’ in America. And it’s about how we would reinvent ourselves as a society. If we started all over again, what would we do?” Someone ought to tell Ben that Rob Lowe and Laura San Giacomo already crushed The Stand in the 1994 miniseries, and that he should just move on to some other King properties ripe for the directing. Such as…

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