Goldberg has white hair for the role and uses a cane. Mother Abagail also stares down a white wolf who comes to visit her.
Mother Abagail's followers will be facing off against the villainous Randall Flagg, portrayed by Alexander Skarsgard. Flagg has gathered society's outcasts to his side.
The Stand will premiere on Dec. 17. King wrote a new ending for the nine-episode series that is co-written by Josh Boone and Ben Cavell who also serves as showrunner.