Okay, now we believe this is happening. By ‘this’ we of course mean Nikolaj Arcel’s feature-length film adaptation of Stephen King’s fantasy epic The Dark Tower series, which is currently filming.
Now, courtesy of Lights Camera Action, we have our first glimpse of protagonist Roland Deschain, aka the Gunslinger, on set, played in all his glory by Idris Elba. For bigger versions of the images just follow this link.
Elba stars alongside the likes of Matthew McConaughey, Abbey Lee, Katheryn Winnick, Jackie Earle Haley, Claudia Kim, Fran Kranz, José Zúñiga, Tom Taylor and Michael Barbieri. Nikolaj Arcel is directing from a script he co-wrote with Akiva Goldsman, Anders Thomas Jensen and Jeff Pinkner, with Goldsman also producing alongside Ron Howard, Brian Grazer and Stephen King, and G Mac Brown, Erica Huggins and Jeff pinkner involved as executive producers.
The Dark Tower and The Tick will both be released sometime in 2017. You can download Stephen King: The Complete Manual from GreatDigitalMags.com now. For more news about the biggest movies, pick up the new issue of SciFiNow.