The Dark Tower has largely ceded the spotlight to other Stephen King projects on the horizon, but it seems the proposed TV tie-in may be moving forward. Reports suggest Amazon has landed the rights to develop a Dark Tower series among its burgeoning slate.
The forces behind The Dark Tower didn’t let a few bad reviews keep them down; next announcing ex-Walking Dead boss Glen Mazzara as the TV arm’s showrunner. Mediocre box office isn’t slowing them down either, though there’s talk that the series might maintain its own universe, even building up spinoffs.
With two new releases and a third movie switching from a limited to a wide release, this was a weekend of big changes at the box office. Gone are familiar stalwarts like Wonder Woman and Baby Driver, and in its place are (with respect) the also-rans of summer, a few genre-driven films looking to carve out a name for themselves in a time of year devoid of major blockbuster releases. Here are the numbers as of Sunday afternoon: