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The Dark Tower – No! Just No!

Roland (Idris Elba) in Columbia Pictures’ THE DARK TOWER.

It’s been a couple decades since I read The Dark Tower but I chose not to re-read it before seeing the movie. Big mistake!

Like City of Bones: The Mortal Instruments, The Dark Tower is more a collection of key moments from the book (as I recall it) and absolutely none of the connective tissue – like plot, explanations (of anything – not just how the Man in Black’s magicks work – let alone why Roland is immune to them).

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The Last Gunslinger Trailer: The Dark Tower!

The Dark Tower – Roland Deschain (Idris Elba), Man in Black (Matthew McConaughy) – Photo courtesy of Columbia Pictures

A new international trailer for The Dark Tower has been released and it features new footage and more action.

The adaptation of the first novel in Steven King’s Dark Tower Saga will be in theaters on August 4th.

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First Look Photos: The Dark Tower!

Columbia Pictures has released a handful of first look photos from it’s upcoming film, The Dark Tower, They feature Roland (Idris Elba) and/or The Man in Black (Matthew McConaughey.

To me, they look pretty good – like the film really captures both characters – and the Wasteland.

The Dark Tower opens on August 4th.

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The Gunslinger Stalks The Wasteland: The Dark Tower Trailer Is Here!

Roland (Idris Elba) in Columbia Pictures’ THE DARK TOWER.

Stephen King’s The Dark Tower has been adapted for film as part of an ambitious project to tell King’s saga across different platforms.

The film stars Idris Elba as Roland (The Gunslinger) and Matthew McConaughey as Walter O’Dim (The Man in Black).

The Dark Tower will be theaters on August 4th.

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The Dark Tower Set As Part Of 16 New Additions To Sony’s 2016-17 Slate!

Ghostbusters Day 16
Ghostbusters Day 16

Stephen King’s The Dark Tower – the first in his series of Gunslinger novels – has been assigned a premiere date by Sony Pictures Entertainment: January 13, 2017.

The title is just one of sixteen films on the company’s slate for 2016-17 (and even edging as far into the future as 2019). Bad Boys is getting two sequels – Bad Boys 3 (March 17, 2017) and Bad Boys 4 (taking us into July 2019), while some other major titles include additions to the Resident Evil and Underworld franchises; reimaginings (The Magnificent Seven and Jumanji); the Jennifer Lawrence-Chris Pratt two-hander, Passengers; and the video game adaptation Uncharted.

These films join the already announced Ghostbusters, Spider-Man (with Marvel involved), The Equalizer 2, Ang Lee’s Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk and the animated Spider-Man feature from Phil Lord and Christopher Miller.

For the complete slate, follow the jump.

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