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Fans of Stephen King’s Magnum Opus The Dark Tower are elated that the long-gestating film project is finally moving forward, but some of the casting news has them scratching their heads. Now, King may have let some big info drop.
Sony Pictures has greenlit the long-gestating adaptation of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower, a seven-book series that could produce as many films, or may venture off into television for a portion of its run. The first movie in the series has a director, a cast and a release date. Why don’t we start there?
A young up and comer from this year's Sundance Film Festival is currently in talks for a major part in the upcoming Dark Tower adaptation.
After spending years in development hell, it now seems that the latest incarnation of Stephen King's It will hit theaters next year.
Doctor Sleep is moving forward, with an official writer hired to make Stephen King's sequel come to life on the big screen. Read on to see who the lucky person is, and how their qualifications make them an interesting hire.
The Dark Tower plans to begin shooting in the next few weeks, aiming for a January 13, 2017 release date. Are you excited to see Roland and his ka-tet finally making it to the big screen?
Stephen King’s work is the stuff of nightmares. He’s created some of the most iconic characters of horror in the history of literature. However, it’s possible that no character has quite grabbed hold of our psyche like Pennywise the clown.
Stephen King has more of his books turned into TV series and movie than literally anybody else. His novel 11.22.63 is currently running on Hulu, and his Dark Tower series is moving forward. Not every project is having this easy a time though.
After a long series of false starts and stops, The Dark Tower finally has some momentum. They even have a female lead, but fans of Stephen King's books have some questions about the character.
Samuel L Jackson apparently just can't get enough of Stephen King, because The Hateful Eight star may be joining his third movie based on the work of the horror master.
For as many times as we've see The Dark Tower get close to becoming a motion picture, Stephen King has probably seen it happen a couple times more. Which makes his recent comments on the matter all the more intriguing.
There are two nearly undeniable truths about Stanley Kubrick version of Stephen King’s The Shining. One is that The Shining is an absolutely terrifying horror movie. The other is that Stephen King hates that movie with the fiery passion of 1,000 burning suns.
While Hollywood has been adapting Stephen King’s stories for decades, lately the attempts to make movies based on his books have been going more slowly. The latest victim is the 1978 tome The Stand, which was just delayed, again.
Imagine if The Shining spent a summer following the Grateful Dead around living on nothing but mushrooms and LSD. And if that had a bad trip, I suspect it would look something like The Chickening.
This news that Idris Elba might play the lead in the film adaptation of The Dark Tower has been met with some backlash because it changes the race of the character. The film's writer and producer has his own thoughts on the controversy
While the first movie in The Dark Tower series hasn’t even been officially greenlit, the project is still moving forward like they’re expecting the call to get started any day now.
Is Idris Elba the perfect Roland Deschain? Fans are likely divided on the matter, as is often the case when an actor is cast or being eyed to play a beloved literary character. The issue tends to be heightened even further when race plays a part, as is the case for the potential feature adaptation of Stephen King’s Dark Tower series.
There have been numerous movies and TV series based on Stephen King stories. Through all of them, his magnum opus The Dark Tower has remained unadapted.
Comments made by the new director of It suggest that the approach to the story may differ from King’s novel, in this distinct way.
The Stanley Hotel, which inspired Stephen King's The Shinning, is expanding to include a museum and fully functioning film studio, meaning that it's going to be harder to do all work and no play.