The Dark Tower

Status: Development

Development: Scripting, budgeting, casting, planning. Sony Pictures has teamed with MRC to co-finance The Dark Tower, Stephen King’s novel series. Have an update? Send Us Feedback


Russell Crowe
Roland Deschain




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.

Additional 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.

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