In a new featurette for Nikolaj Arcel’s The Dark Tower, Master of Horror Stephen King states that the series won’t leave him alone: “I always come back to it.” The video sports some previously unseen footage, including some chilling creature FX. Have a watch:
Official Synopsis: There are other worlds than these. Stephen King’s The Dark Tower, the ambitious and expansive story from one of the world’s most celebrated authors, makes its launch to the big screen. The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain (Idris Elba), has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O’Dim, also known as the Man in Black (Matthew McConaughey), determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at stake, good and evil will collide in the ultimate battle as only Roland can defend the Tower from the Man in Black.
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Stephen King originally published the first Dark Tower novel back in 1982; it’s unique in the bestselling author’s pantheon for its inclusion of western elements, along with horror and sci-fi. The Dark Tower series includes 8 books total, meaning this summer’s film could be the beginning of an enduring and profitable franchise.
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