Originally Posted by name goes here
If I was some movie bigwig I'd do the stand, but trim some stuff, books are longer than movies. The series included too many minor events.
It def. did. It needed a better screenwriter with a heightened sense of which minor events help tell the story, and which are incidental.
Done properly, it would be a fantastic post-apocalypse movie. I'm willing to bet there's people in the film industry discussing it now, with the resurgence of H1N1.