The upcoming big-screen adaptation of Stephen King’s Dark Tower series is all set for the making.Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey is in talks to star in The Dark Tower movie.
What seems to be the subject of debate, however, is whether he’ll play the hero or the villain in the project.Set to be directed by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Nikolaj Arcel. The Dark Tower movie is being developed simultaneously with a television series that will spin out of the events of the film and further explore the magical, western-influenced world of Roland Deschain. The film’s screenplay is reportedly based on the first book in King’s series, and was penned by Oscar-winning screenwriter Akiva Goldsman and Jeff Pinkner.
The Dark Tower is scheduled to hit theaters January 13, 2017.
The Dark Tower Series by Stephen King: