The first set photos of Idris Elba as the last gunslinger hit the internet, via The Daily Mail. ‘The Dark Tower’ is currently filming in Cape Town.
The movie is based on the first ‘Dark Tower’ novel by Stephen King, ‘The Gunslinger.’ There are eight books in the series.
The Gunslinger (1982)
The Drawing of the Three (1987)
The Waste Lands (1991)
Wizard and Glass (1997)
Wolves of the Calla (2003)
Song of Susannah (2004)
The Dark Tower (2004)
The Wind Through the Keyhole (2012)
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“The opening chapter in the epic ‘Dark Tower’ series. Roland Deschain, the last gunslinger, in a world where time has moved on, pursues his nemesis, The Man in Black (Matthew McConaughey), across a desert. Roland’s ultimate goal is the Dark Tower, the nexus of all universes. This mysterious icon’s power is failing, threatening everything in existence.”
‘The Dark Tower’ is written and directed by Nikolaj Arcel and stars Idris Elba, Katheryn Winnick, Matthew McConaughey, Abbey Lee, and Jackie Earle Haley. The film is slated for release on February 17, 2017.