The Dark Tower film has been pushed back again, frowny face

We’re a little worried as The Dark Tower pushes its release date back

Try very hard not to panic, but there’s been some bad news concerning The Dark Tower: its release date has been moved back.

Currently, you won’t be able to watch the Stephen King adaptation until 4 August 2017. But seeing as this isn’t the first time it’s been moved back you might want to jot that date down in pencil rather than pen.

The Dark Tower was originally supposed to come out February 2017 but, due to a hiccup involving the film’s visual effect that could have potentially cost the studio millions of dollars, its release date was pushed back to 28 July.

We were excited, but now we’re a little worried, especially as the film hasn’t even managed to deliver a trailer yet. The other Stephen King film adaptation in the works right now, Andrés Muschietti’s It, premiered its first trailer this week, and that isn’t out until September. It’ll be fine though, probably… Please let it be fine…

The Dark Tower stars Idris Elba as Roland Deschain, Matthew McConaughey as Walter O’Dim, Jackie Earle Hayley (Watchmen, Preacher) as vampire Sayre, Abbey Lee (Mad Max:Fury Road, The Neon Demon) as Tirana, Tom Taylor as Jake Chambers, Fran Kranz (Cabin In The Woods, Bloodsucking Bosses) as Pimli and Claudia Kim (Avengers: Age Of Ultron, Marco Polo) as Arra Champignon. Arcel wrote the script with Akiva Goldsman and Anders Thomas Jensen.

The Dark Tower is in cinemas from 4 August. Get all the latest fantasy news with every issue of SciFiNow.