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McConaughey passed on Guardians of the Galaxy for The Dark Tower

I've been a fan of Matthew McConaughey for over twenty years, ever since I first saw him in Richard Linklater's DAZED AND CONFUSED. That said, I haven't always been enthusiastic about his career choices - there was a stretch where I was very disappointed with the sort of movies he was signing on for. Thankfully, the sub-par rom-com days appear to be behind him now, and...
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The Man in Black is here: Elba meets McConaughey in new New Dark Tower pic

THE DARK TOWER is easily one of the most talked-about films of the upcoming year, so every little drip of material we see from it is to be treasured. The new image that has been released from the film is especially cool because it unites Idris Elba's Roland Deschain with Matthew McConaughey's villainous man in black in what looks like it'll be an epic face-off. Check it...
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The release of The Dark Tower has been pushed back to the summer

After decades of Stephen King and his fans wondering if a cinematic adaptation of his THE DARK TOWER series would ever be made, and after years of attempts to get an adaptation off the ground, it has finally happened. A movie based on the concepts presented in the series has been made, it's shot and has been in the can since late July. Now it just needs a little more time in...
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The leaked Dark Tower trailer features McConaughey, a lot of New York City

UPDATE: THE TRAILER HAS BEEN PULLED THE DARK TOWER is about to rise, in a brand new trailer to be debuted... well, now. A rough cut of the film's teaser has been leaked today, and it reveals a lot that fans have been waiting anxiously to find out about the film. Be warned, it is  very  different from the source material. Focusing mainly on Tom Taylor's Jake in...
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The Dark Tower spinoff TV show to feature Idris Elba, adapt Wizard and Glass

THE DARK TOWER is going multimedia, y'all! The Nikolaj Arcel-directed flick, starring Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey, will hit theaters on February 17, 2017 , but that won't be the end of the property. MRC and Sony Pictures will also be producing a 10 to 13 episode season of a spinoff series expanding the mythology of the DARK TOWER universe.  Presumably, that might change...
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There are other photos than these: New image of Jake from The Dark Tower

Although we won't be seeing any footage from Nikolaj Arcel's adaptation of Stephen King's THE DARK TOWER until October, that doesn't mean we're going to be kept in the dark! Just today, young star Tom Taylor shared an image from the film on Twitter, depicting him in character as Jake Chambers, the Gunslinger's young sidekick. Before we can climb the...
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The first Dark Tower footage will premiere this October

Production on Nikolaj Arcel's adaptation of Stephen King's  THE DARK TOWER is complete, but we're not going to see any footage quite yet. That privilege will be reserved until a very Stephen King-appropriate date, on the weekend before Halloween. The footage is set to premiere at Entertainment Weekly's annual Popfest, which takes place in downtown Los...
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The Dark Tower wraps filming; Idris Elba's Gunslinger accent revealed

THE DARK TOWER has finished production, after shooting for fifteen weeks in South Africa and New York! Nikolaj Arcel's Stephen King adaptation is the subject of the July 22/29 edition of Entertainment Weekly , and they sat down with lead actor Idris Elba at Comic-Con to discuss his character, the Gunslinger. They may have completed shooting, but that doesn't mean he can...
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Roland and Jake travel Mid-World and NYC in The Dark Tower pics

Entertainment Weekly's coverage of director Nikolaj Arcel's upcoming adaptation of/ sequel to Stephen King's THE DARK TOWER saga is the gift that keeps on giving. Following the announcement that the movie would be the cover story on their July 22/29 special double issue, which is on stands and in the hands of subscribers right now, EW has flooded their website with DARK...
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The Dark Tower film will serve as a sequel to Stephen King's books

At one point, it looked like the novels in Stephen King's The Dark Tower saga were going to be getting direct adaptations, with the stories being told through both a series of films and a companion television series. Those plans had to be set aside, however, and while the filmmakers hope they will be able to return to those plans and that the story will continue beyond the THE...
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EW to explore Stephen King's The Dark Tower in upcoming issue

It's an event that many Stephen King readers were probably doubting would ever happen - the actors playing Roland Deschain and The Man in Black in a cinematic adaptation of the author's epic Dark Tower  saga are sharing the cover of an issue of Entertainment Weekly. The challenge of bringing King's series to the screen seemed insurmountable for a while there, but now a...
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Idris Elba and Jackie Earle Haley duke it out on the Dark Tower set

THE DARK TOWER is right in the thick of things, and photos are dropping from the set like bullet casings. JustJared managed to nab a whole slew of action sequences, depicting Idris Elba in character as Gunslinger Roland Deschain kicking ass and fighting Jackie Earle Haley as Sayre, the leader of the vampires. No McConaughey this time around, but these feats of strength and...
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