"Pilgrim, there are other worlds than these. Come with us on the adventure."
*wipes away solitary tear*
An adaptation of the series King began writing when he was only 19, The Dark Tower is a film arguably 50 year in the making. There's a lot riding on this. More so, some could say, than the upcoming big screen remake of IT.
— Stephen King (@StephenKing) March 19, 2017
Bonus! Some newly released images from the film.
Back in May last year King hinted that this would not be a straight adaptation, but rather a continuation of events.
The Dark Tower is close, now. The Crimson King awaits. Soon Roland will raise the Horn of Eld. And blow. pic.twitter.com/rqGSKM3dWL
— Stephen King (@StephenKing) May 19, 2016
Starring Idris Elba as Roland (AKA The Gunslinger) and Matthew McConaughey as the Man in Black, the film is due to hit cinemas 27 July.
Yesterday we got a look at Entertainment Weekly's cover heralding The Dark Tower, the Stephen King adaptation starring Idris Elba as Roland the Gunslinger and Matthew McConaughey as the Man in Black, as well as the above peek at Elba. Now, a slew of new teaser images from Nikolaj Arcel's film are up.
Matthew McConaughey Chose The Dark Tower Over Guardians Of The Galaxy, But Who Was He Going To Play?
Actors on the level of Matthew McConaughey often turn down the biggest roles imaginable for any number of reasons. What we rarely hear, though, is their reasoning, and in a new interview, McConaughey explains why he turned down a role in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, but did choose to appear in The Dark Tower.
If you thought Thomas the Tank Engine hailed from the worst parts of the Uncanny Valley, here comes Charlie the Choo-Choo to make you reevaluate that.