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‘The Stand’ Big Screen Adaptation Now on its Fourth Director

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Republic

In a cinematic landscape where franchises and known properties are a studio's biggest priority, some projects cannot be killed no matter how hard it is to get them made. Witness Warner Brothers' big screen adaptation of 'The Stand,' which now has a fourth director in talks to helm the production.

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Warner Bros. Wants Paul Greengrass to Direct ‘The Stand’

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Universal

'The Stand' is one of Stephen King's best novels and it has the potential to be a truly incredible film. Warner Bros. seems very aware of this face since they keep on attaching their best and brightest filmmakers to the project ... but everyone keeps dropping out. David Yates was the first to go, followed by Ben Affleck and Scott Cooper, but the studio is supposedly eyeing a new and very interesting choice: Paul Greengrass.

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‘The Stand’ Has Lost its Third Director, Will We Ever See A Film Version?

The Stand
Republic

Warner Brothers has been trying to adapt Stephen King's 'The Stand' for a while now. First they had 'Harry Potter''s David Yates on the project, then Ben Affleck was on for while before he got busy with other things (like playing Batman), so they brought in Scott Cooper, the writer/director of 'Crazy Heart' and 'Out of the Furnace.' But it's been revealed that Cooper's off the project, so now what?

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‘The Stand’ Replacing Ben Affleck With ‘Crazy Heart’ Director

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ABC/Getty Images

Since we all know Ben Affleck is a little too busy with his upcoming film 'Live By Night' and, of course, playing Batman, the new adaptation of Stephen King's classic horror-fantasy novel 'The Stand' has been in need of a director. After Affleck left the film behind a while ago, the project may have finally found a replacement: Scott Cooper, the helmer behind 'Crazy Heart.'

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Ben Affleck is Having a “Very Hard Time” With ‘The Stand’

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Doubleday, Getty Images

Stephen King's 'The Stand' is certainly a massive undertaking for any director, which is why it's understandable when Ben Affleck says he's having a hard time with the project right now.

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