As The Dark Tower draws ever closer, we’re finally starting to see more and more from Nikolaj Arcel’s film, which stars Idris Elba as The Gunslinger and Matthew McConaughey as The Man In Black. Here’s a new featurette:
There’s a lot of action set-pieces in this clip (as well as our first look at Jackie Earle Haley’s Sayre). We’re very interested to see how this “continuation” of King’s epic series will work…
You can read the full synopsis for The Dark Tower here:
There are other worlds than these. Stephen King’s The Dark Tower, the ambitious and expansive story from one of the world’s most celebrated authors, makes its launch to the big screen. The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain (Idris Elba), has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O’Dim, also known as the Man in Black (Matthew McConaughey), determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at stake, good and evil will collide in the ultimate battle as only Roland can defend the Tower from the Man in Black.
The Dark Tower stars Idris Elba as Roland Deschain, Matthew McConaughey as Walter O’Dim, Jackie Earle Haley (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, Jeff Pinkner and Anders Thomas Jensen.
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