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New ‘Dark Tower’ Set Photos Show Off Idris Elba’s Gunslinger, First Look at Jake Chambers

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by Matthew Monagle July 3, 2016 @ 1:41 PM
Grant / 20th Century Fox
It’s getting harder and harder for people to hide their excitement for the upcoming adaptation of Stephen King’s Dark Tower series, and while we still have a long way to go before we get to see finished product — the men in Dark Tower costumes filmed across the desert, and ScreenCrush followed — many fans can pass the time glued to their computer screens, looking for any new set photos and behind-the-scenes content they can get our hands on.

New ‘Dark Tower’ Set Photos Reveal Matthew McConaughey’s Man in Black

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by Britt Hayes July 1, 2016 @ 12:29 PM
Marvel
“The man in black fled across the desert and the gunslinger followed” — every fan of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower series has that opening line from The Gunslinger seared into their brains. We’ve already gotten a look at Idris Elba as the heroic gunslinger Roland Deschain, but today brings our first peek at the other half of that equation thanks to some new set photos of Matthew McConaughey.

‘The Dark Tower’ Star Idris Elba Honors His Gunslinger Heritage in New Teaser Photo

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by Britt Hayes June 19, 2016 @ 2:15 PM
Grant / 20th Century Fox
We could use some good news today, and a new teaser image from the long-developing adaptation of The Dark Tower will do just fine. In another intriguing bit of promotion for the film, Idris Elba honors the iconic role of Stephen King’s heroic Gunslinger, proudly announcing his arrival as Roland Deschain — and he has not forgotten the face of his father.

Stephen King’s ‘It’ Remake Finds Its Pennywise as Casting Begins

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by Britt Hayes June 2, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
Netflix / Warner Bros.
While we continue to mourn Cary Fukunaga’s adaptation of It that might have been, the remake of Stephen King’s classic horror story is still chugging right along with Mama director Andy Muschietti at the helm. Casting has begun for the long-developing project, which has officially locked down the role of Pennywise the terrifying clown, along with at least one of the young kids he’ll be tormenting.

Anton Yelchin and Brendan Gleeson to Star in Stephen King’s ‘Mr. Mercedes’ Series

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by Britt Hayes May 26, 2016 @ 7:02 PM
Scribner / Alberto E. Rodriguez, Getty Images
It was initially reported sometime last year that Boston Public vet David E. Kelley is developing a limited event series based on Stephen King’s detective thriller Mr. Mercedes. The series now officially has a home with AT&T’s Audience Network, with Star Trek’s Anton Yelchin and Harry Potter’s Brendan Gleeson on board to play the lead roles.

‘The Dark Tower’ Teaser Image Hints at a Big Potential Game-Changer

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by Britt Hayes May 19, 2016 @ 7:20 PM
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Fans of The Dark Tower have been (rightfully) concerned about the long-developing movie adaptation, and those concerns have only been intensified as casting reports reveal that the film contains characters who don’t appear until (much) later in Stephen King’s series. But King himself has shared a new teaser image indicating that director Nikolaj Arcel has found a way to justify some of those changes, while also suggesting a big (possible) game-changer for the adaptation.

Stephen King Says ‘The Dark Tower’ Is a Bit Different From His Books, In Case You Didn’t Know

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by Britt Hayes May 18, 2016 @ 5:48 PM
Grant
Akiva Goldsman’s screenplay for The Dark Tower movie has been floating around for some time now, so if you’re a particularly curious fan, chances are you’re already aware that the adaptation is going to be a bit…different from Stephen King’s version. Just how different remains to be seen, as director Nikolaj Arcel and Anders Thomas Jensen reportedly revised the Goldsman draft before filming. But if you were expecting a faithful adaptation of The Gunslinger…well, perhaps you should adjust your expectations.

‘The Dark Tower’ Adds a ‘Vikings’ Star to the Cast as First Set Photos Arrive

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by Britt Hayes April 27, 2016 @ 5:56 PM
The History Channel
Today brings a few updates on Nikolaj Arcel's adaptation of The Dark Tower. First up, Vikings star Katheryn Winnick has joined the cast in a mysterious role, and given that the screenplay borrows from a few of the books in Stephen King's epic series, she could be playing just about anyone. In addition, some photos have popped up from the set, giving us our look at what could be the official logo, as well as a couple of locations and some cool practical effects.

‘Cell’ Trailer: Samuel L. Jackson and John Cusack Reunite For Another Stephen King Movie

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by Britt Hayes April 26, 2016 @ 6:27 PM
Based on the Stephen King novel from 2006, Cell went into production a couple of years ago, but languished in post-production for so long that it’s understandable if you forgot that it exists. The first trailer has arrived to assure you that Cell is indeed hitting theaters soon — well, select theaters, anyway. And judging by this trailer, you can see why this one isn’t getting a wider release.

Warner Bros. Sets 2017 Release Dates for Stephen King’s ‘It’ and ‘CHiPs’

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by Britt Hayes April 22, 2016 @ 6:53 PM
Warner Bros.
Warner Bros. has announced release dates for two of their upcoming adaptations / reboots, adding both films — along with an untitled mystery project — to their 2017 slate. First up is CHiPs, Dax Shepard’s new action-comedy based on the classic ’80s TV series, starring Shepard and Michael Peña in the leading roles. Next is It, the long-developing and slightly-delayed adaptation of Stephen King’s beloved horror novel, which became the subject of some minor controversy following director Cary Fukunaga’s departure.