Wow. Sometimes I hate the way films are tailored for the global marketplace (i.e. Transformers: Age of Extinction), and sometimes I’m okay with it. Today is one of the days I’m okay with it. Writer/director Josh Boone (The Fault in our Stars) has announced that his adaptation of The Stand will now be four movies. Why? Because Warner Bros. wanted to have a product with enough set pieces to satisfy the international market without skimping on character.
While there’s still no cast in place, this is incredibly exciting news for anyone in favor of bold, creative decisions. This isn’t a plug-and-play scenario like The Hobbit, it’s a little bit risker than that. But damn do I hope it pays off. Hit the jump for more on The Stand turning into four movies.