Henry Zaga is taking a Stand…
CBS All Access has released the first trailer for its limited series The Stand, starring the 27-year-old Brazilian actor.
The series is the latest adaptation of a beloved Stephen King novel.
The star-studded television take on King’s 1978 book centers on the author’s apocalyptic vision for a world ruined by a super plague and caught in the middle of the fight between good and evil.
The 30-second teaser trailer offers a taste of the adaptation with Whoopi Goldberg as Abigail Freemantle, followed by flashes the characters’ haunting journey.
In addition to Goldberg and Zaga, who portrays Nick Andros, the series also stars James Marsen, Jovan Adepo, Amber Heard and Daniel Sunjata.
The Stand is written by Josh Boone and Ben Cavell. It’s produced by CBS Television Studios and will premiere on CBS All Access on December 17.
Zaga’s previous television credits include 13 Reasons Why, Trinkets, Teen Wolf, and Looking for Alaska.