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The Dark Tower TV series' fate might be based on a survey

So THE DARK TOWER did not reach the financial expectations Sony was gunning for. They were hoping they had a new LORD OF THE RINGS on their hands (as THE DARK TOWER is Stephen King 's big fantasy epic series), but instead got a mediocre, YA-esque dud that squandered an awesome Idris Elba performance. And this all puts the proposed DARK TOWER TV series in jeopardy. If no one...
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08.09.2017
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Spoilers: Nikolaj Arcel on The Dark Tower's ending and possible sequels

In case you missed it in the headline, be warned that there will be spoilers for the ending of THE DARK TOWER below. The long-awaited adaptation of Stephen King 's epic series was intended to be the beginnings of a new franchise, but based upon its reception thus far, I'm not about to hold my breath for a sequel. However, as the film was relatively cheap to produce ($60...
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08.07.2017
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Weekend Box Office Report: August 4-6, 2017

The Dark Tower shoots into first! Roland the gunslinger made the long journey to theaters this weekend and put THE DARK TOWER on top at the box office with an estimated opening of $19.5 million ! Fans of author Stephen King have anxiously waited for the epic series of fantasy novels to come alive on screen, but instead received an...
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08.06.2017
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Stephen King would like to see The Dark Tower sequel go for an R-rating

At the moment I'm writing this, THE DARK TOWER is currently sitting at 19% on Rotten Tomatoes , which, considering how long fans have been waiting to see Stephen King 's epic released on the big-screen, is a far cry from the reception we were hoping that it would get. With an incredible amount of story left untold, it was the hope that THE DARK TOWER would be the first of a...
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08.04.2017
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Everything You Need to Know About The Dark Tower (video)

The sheer size of Stephen King 's magnum opus – "The Dark Tower" series – can make it daunting to take on, with an entire universe of rich characters and detailed worlds ripe for exploring. This is why going into the movie may seem like a bit of a challenge for those who haven't read the series of books, but we here at JoBlo have your back with a new video...
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08.03.2017
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The Dark Tower TV series nabs Walking Dead showrunner!

So the consensus on the upcoming DARK TOWER film - even from our own Chris Bumbray - is...not good. It is currently sitting on 18% as of this writing. Oof. However, that critical lashing has not deterred plans for a DARK TOWER companion series. According to The Hollywood Reporter " the potential TV series will revolve around a younger Roland and his group — with those...
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08.03.2017
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We interview Idris Elba & Matthew McConaughey for The Dark Tower!

Fans of Stephen King ’s eight-volume magnum opus THE DARK TOWER have been waiting a long time for a big-screen adaptation of the sprawling series.  The project has been in development for 10 years and has had a variety of names attached at different points – J.J. Abrams and Ron Howard both flirted with directing a version of the story, while Russell Crowe ,...
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08.03.2017
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Review: The Dark Tower

PLOT: When his apocalyptic visions of a mysterious “Man in Black” ( Matthew McConaughey ) come true, young Jake Chambers ( Tom Taylor ) must turn to the enigmatic Roland Deschain ( Idris Elba ) - the last of the “Gunfighters”- for help. REVIEW: Fans of Stephen King ’s epic “The Dark Tower” series, and they are legion, are in for a...
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08.02.2017
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Production on The Dark Tower was reportedly plagued by clashing visions

Even to someone who isn't all that familiar with Stephen King 's "The Dark Tower" series, the upcoming feature-film adaptation has felt somewhat lacking. Although I'm quite excited to see what Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey can do with the material, I just can't muster up much excitement for the rest of THE DARK TOWER, and it's possible that part...
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08.01.2017
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Nikolaj Arcel says that The Dark Tower TV series is still in the works

Fans of Stephen King 's "The Dark Tower" novels have been waiting for quite some time to see the long-running series get the big-screen adaptation, and with Nikolaj Arcel 's THE DARK TOWER due to hit theaters later this week, you would think that there would be much rejoicing, but sadly that doesn't seem to be the case. I should mention that I haven't yet...
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07.31.2017
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Dark Tower director defends movie's short runtime

Recently it was announced that the runtime for the upcoming Stephen King adaptation – THE DARK TOWER – was clocking in at only 94 minutes. That left fans of the book and anyone else following the movie with a crooked look on their face, believing this was a sign the movie would feel rushed and two-dimensional. But director Nikolaj Arcel has spoken up and defended the...
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07.21.2017
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Akiva Goldsman to adapt Rainbow Six with Ryan Reynolds in talks to star

Akiva Goldsman , the man who occupied the big chair in the TRANSFORMERS and Hasbro properties writing rooms, has relocated his Weed Road banner to the Melrose Avenue area in conjunction with a two-year first-look deal at Paramount Pictures. As a part of the arrangement, Goldsman will direct a feature based on DEADPOOL creator Rob Liefeld's comic book character AVENGELYNE....
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07.13.2017
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