The Dark Tower

Status: Development

Development: Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'. Sony Pictures has teamed with MRC to co-finance The Dark Tower, Stephen King’s novel series.

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2017 | Fantasy Drama

The film tells the tale of lead character Roland Deschain's quest for the Dark Tower, a structure that holds the key to the nexus of all universes. He encounters many allies and enemies along the way,... more


In Movie Theaters U.S.

Friday, January 13, 2017 Limited Release

Cast

Russell Crowe
Roland Deschain

(Rumored)

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DIRECTOR

Ron Howard

Screenwriter

Akiva Goldsman
Jeff Pinkner

COMPANies

Rating MPAA

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Storyline

The film tells the tale of lead character Roland Deschain's quest for the Dark Tower, a structure that holds the key to the nexus of all universes. He encounters many allies and enemies along the way, as the world crumbles around him.



Production Notes

  • The seven books involve instances of fantasy, science fiction, horror and the wild west. The books were written by Stephen King between 1982 and 2004 and have spawned a series of comic book prequels by Marvel Comics.
  • The script is primarily based on the first book in the series, The Gunslinger.
Shooting Locations
  • February 2012: New York City, New York, United States

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