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Postby Tyler » Tue Mar 01, 2016 1:29 pm

Stephen King Confirms Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey Will Star In 'The Dark Tower'

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Postby cwilkins88 » Tue Mar 01, 2016 1:32 pm

Oh man. I haven't read this, but a lot of people are going to be excited about it.
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Postby DannyFanny » Tue Mar 01, 2016 1:52 pm

I've only read the first book and enjoyed it. I'll be excited to see this movie.
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Postby Blue Jackets » Mon Jul 18, 2016 5:58 am

Matthew McConaughey in 'The Dark Tower'

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Postby Blue Jackets » Thu Sep 22, 2016 6:42 am

There is also going to be a Dark Tower tv series with Idris Elba in it. Now I am confused.
http://www.slashfilm.com/the-dark-tower-tv-series/
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Postby DannyFanny » Thu Sep 22, 2016 9:13 am

I should probably start reading the other books in the series... nah.
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Postby Tyler » Thu Nov 03, 2016 12:08 pm

The Dark Tower film is being postponed
Exclusive: The adaptation of Stephen King's books will shift from February to summer
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Postby Donomoto » Wed May 03, 2017 5:31 am

Official Trailer is up! Did anyone else read the books as well?

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Postby Tyler » Wed May 03, 2017 7:15 am

Crazy this movie is 3 months away and we are only now seeing the first trailer.

I have not read the books, did you Domonononto?!
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Postby Donomoto » Wed May 03, 2017 7:37 am

Tyler wrote:I have not read the books, did you Domonononto?!


Yes. I read the first 4, hit a bump, then finished the last 3. I'm concerned about whether or not they will turn this into a series or if this is the only movie... If it is the only one, I'll be disappointed. It has a lot of great development possibilities (I think they should have made a mini series like GoT)
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Postby Tyler » Wed May 03, 2017 7:54 am

Donomoto wrote:Source of the post Yes. I read the first 4, hit a bump, then finished the last 3. I'm concerned about whether or not they will turn this into a series or if this is the only movie... If it is the only one, I'll be disappointed. It has a lot of great development possibilities (I think they should have made a mini series like GoT)

That's a lot of books. How does King do it?! Wait... your math shows 7, but I just saw there are 8 books.

The film has been stated to be not a typical adaptation, but more of a new take on the series. Additionally, King has tweeted a photo of the Horn of Eld with the caption "Last Time Around", which is related to a scene from the end of the final book and Arcel said that fans will know the movie is a sequel to the book series


In September 2016, Entertainment Weekly reported that following the release of the film, a TV series set within the same continuity is scheduled to be released in 2018. Both Elba and Taylor are set to reprise their roles as Roland and Chambers respectively. Reportedly the series will potentially fill in the backstory to the film, being based on King's The Dark Tower IV: Wizard and Glass, and star a younger actor playing a young Roland
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Postby Donomoto » Wed May 03, 2017 7:58 am

Tyler wrote:Source of the post That's a lot of books. How does King do it?! Wait... your math shows 7, but I just saw there are 8 books.

The Dark Tower: The Wind Through the Keyhole was a filler book. 8th one written, but chronologically between books 4 and 5. I did read it though, eventually.
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Postby Donomoto » Wed May 03, 2017 7:59 am

Also... SOOOOO much meta in those books. It was interesting/fun
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Postby cwilkins88 » Wed May 03, 2017 8:54 am

I'm really excited about this. Haven't read, but heard a lot about, and the people who read it, generally love it. Plus Idris Elba, so.
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Postby Fawlty » Wed May 03, 2017 7:45 pm

Here's an actual transcript of me watching the trailer:

"AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAGHaaaaaAAAAAAAAAAAAAHOOOOOLEEEEEEESHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIT"

Speaking as a nerd for the books it looks legit. What do the non-initiates think and feel?


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Postby Donomoto » Wed May 03, 2017 8:02 pm

Fawlty wrote:Speaking as a nerd for the books it looks legit. What do the non-initiates think and feel?

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Postby Fawlty » Wed May 03, 2017 8:20 pm

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Terrific! But is that Blaine the Monorail (honest-to-god antagonist from the third book) or Charlie the Choo-Choo (fictitious evil spectre from the later books)?

Man, what a great series.



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Postby wags83 » Wed May 03, 2017 10:04 pm

I think it looks cool and I have no knowledge of the books. I just like Idris Elba.
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Postby Blue Jackets » Tue Jun 20, 2017 10:55 am

I just read the movie is a sequel to the books. That contradicts what was posted before.
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Postby Fawlty » Tue Jun 20, 2017 8:42 pm

Blue Jackets wrote:I just read the movie is a sequel to the books. That contradicts what was posted before.



I think that makes a delightful ton of sense and I am 100% on board. Please tell your ethereal source not to let me down.

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