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"The Dark Tower": Amazon Studios Passes on Stephen King Series Adapt Pilot

The TCA's giveth… the TCA's taketh away. Such is the case with the proposed series adaptation of Stephen King's The Dark Tower series of novels, with Amazon Studios announcing that the streaming service is passing on the pilot. According to initial reporting from Deadline Hollywood, Amazon executives did not feel that the pilot as strong […]

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"The Dark Tower": Michael Rooker Joins Amazon's Stephen King Series Adaptation

Leaving behind the land of the dead and the cold embrace of outer space, genre legend (and we're sure someone who can call Danny Trejo a close friend), Michael Rooker (The Walking Dead, Guardians of the Galaxy) has joined Amazon's adaptation of Stephen King's The Dark Tower series of novels. News of the casting was […]

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Ron Howard Says 'The Dark Tower' Film "Should Have Been Horror"

The Dark Tower, a rare Stephen King-adapted misfire, was shunned by critics and audiences alike upon its theatrical release in 2017 and producer Ron Howard has some ideas to why. While promoting his latest documentary Pavarotti, Howard spoke to MTV's Happy Sad Confused podcast about the changes made in the film adaptation from King's popular […]

Amazon Studios 'The Dark Tower' Gains 'Game of Thrones' Alum Jerome Flynn

Amazon Studios 'The Dark Tower' Gains 'Game of Thrones' Alum Jerome Flynn

Sounds like Game of Thrones' Ser Bronn (Jerome Flynn) is heading to another notable fantasy book series-turned tv show, as he's reportedly been cast in Amazon Studio's The Dark Tower (which will have NOTHING TO DO with the Idris Elba 2017 film). In a recent chat with the UK's Mirror, Flynn revealed he'd been cast in the series […]

Amazon's 'The Dark Tower' TV Series Casts Their Gunslinger

Back in February of 2018, Amazon Studios nabbed a bunch of book titles for series options including such fantasy epics as The Wheel of Time, Ringworld, and The Dark Tower. Perhaps you'll recall that at one point, HBO was working on a Dark Tower series in conjunction with the Sony feature film, but that really didn't pan out […]

Amazon Studios Nabs TV Rights for Dark Tower, Wheel of Time, Ringworld, and More

Amazon Studios made a huge leap forward in their quest to create high fantasy shows/films for their streaming service, and it looks like Lord of the Rings may have been the tip of that Mt. Doom-sized iceberg. In an additional content announcement regarding the Amazon acquisition of global TV rights for an Iain M. Banks Consider Phlebas […]

Amazon Bringing Iain M. Banks' Sci-Fi Novel Consider Phlebas to Series

Amazon Studios continues its push into epic, big scope series programming, securing global rights to bring Iain M. Banks' sci-fi adventure novel Consider Phlebas to series television. The first in the classic "Culture" book series is set to be adapted by Dennis Kelly (Utopia), with Brad Pitt's Plan B Entertainment (World War Z, Moonlight) producing […]

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Stephen King Blames PG-13 Rating for Dark Tower Bomb, Says TV Show "Might Happen"

Stephen King thinks Columbia Pictures made a big mistake in adapting his fan-favorite series The Dark Tower to film last summer. According to King, the movie should have had an R-rating. King cites the studio's decision to make a PG-13 Dark Tower as the primary problem with the film in an interview reflecting back on the year […]

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Sony Surveys Moviegoers For Interest In A 'Dark Tower' TV Show

It seems that Sony isn't putting the cart entirely before the horse when it comes to The Dark Tower. When the television show was announced as a tie-in to the movie, no one was really surprised. The mythology behind that series is huge and impossible to tell over the course of a single movie. However, […]

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Dark Tower Won't Break $20 Million At Box Office This Weekend

Under siege from poor word of mouth and bad reviews, The Dark Tower made just $7.7 million at the box office on Friday, heading toward an estimated opening weekend of $19 million. The movie might not even manage to beat Dunkirk, in its third weekend, if things get any worse, though it's currently projected to […]

Stephen King Would Like 'The Dark Tower' Sequel To Be R-Rated

A new movie based on a Stephen King book is coming out and Collider recently got to sit down with one of the masters himself about the production. One of the things that was brought up was the idea for a sequel and what King would like to see from one. Well there are things […]

'The Dark Tower' Review: A Threadbare And Disappointingly Mediocre Adaptation

The Dark Tower takes bits and pieces of Stephen King's rich mythology to create a bare bones adaptation that will enrage fans and bore everyone else. Director: Nikolaj Arcel Summary: The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain, has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O'Dim, also known as the Man in Black, determined to prevent […]

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Jae Lee Original 'The Dark Tower' Poster Art Now Available For Purchase

Jae Lee was the artist that brought Stephen King's magnum opus, The Dark Tower, to comic shops with the first three series from Marvel: The Gunslinger Born, The Long Road Home and Treachery then coming back later to do the Battle of Jericho Hill. His dark, unique style set the stage for one the series […]

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New TV Spot For 'The Dark Tower' Highlights Easter Eggs Plus 2 New Posters

The concept of the shared universe is something that comic book fans are no stranger to, but book fans have been digging through shared universes for a long time too. Legendary writer Stephen King has never been shy about hinting that his books all exist within the same shared universe. The movie adaptation seems to […]

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New International Trailer For 'The Dark Tower' Shows Off An Epic Fight

For the first time, as a fan, I've watched a trailer for The Dark Tower and actually feel a little hope in my heart (aside from the casting). Sony has put out a new international trailer for the upcoming adaptation of the Stephen King epic and it's the best trailer for the movie that we've […]

'The Dark Tower' Gets A New Poster And Two Teasers

The Dark Tower is a movie that seems to be sneaking up on us. For a studio that loves to do so much marketing they spoil half the movie they have been oddly quiet about this one. There have been a few trailers, a few posters, a few TV spots, but nothing to the level […]

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The Legacy Of The Gunslinger: New Dark Tower Featurette

Fans of Stephen King are no strangers to his books being adapted into feature films.  Good or bad, the big screen versions of his paperback stories have usually netted pretty good box office returns, and Sony is hoping to cash in on the next film, The Dark Tower. A new almost 2 minute long featurette was released […]

Three TV Spots For 'The Dark Tower' Show Off Some New Footage

We have some new footage for The Dark Tower in the form of what appear to be TV spots in all but name. The first one seems to have the most new footage while the last one really helps drive home how dangerous the Man in Black really is. This movie is two months away […]