The Dark Tower is an upcoming 2017 American fantasy, science fiction, western, and horror film directed and co-written by Nikolaj Arcel, based on the series of novels of the same name by Stephen King. The film stars Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey and is set to be released on February 17, 2017
Efforts to adapt The Dark Tower series for the screen have been ongoing since 2007. The project has experienced starts and stops with various filmmakers and studios at different times. The current iteration, announced in March 2015, is produced by Sony Pictures Entertainment and Media Rights Capital. It has been stated that this won’t be a typical adaptation, but more of a new take on the series. Additionally, King has tweeted a photo of the Horn of Eld with the caption “Last Time Around”, which is related to a scene from the end of the final book and Arcel said that fans will know the movie is a sequel to the book series.
Released: 13 January 2017 (USA)
Genres: Movies 2017 / Upcoming
Director: Nikolaj Arcel
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Idris Elba, Abbey Lee