The Dark Tower

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Release Date: to be announced

Previously Announced Release Dates:
May 17, 2013

Production Companies:
Imagine Entertainment, Weed Road Pictures

Status: Cancelled

Javier Bardem (?)

Director: Ron Howard

Screenwriter: Akiva Goldsman
Script: Series of Books Adaptation

Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
About the film:
The epic novel series is set in an otherworldly but familiar world, and involves a quest to save the world.

Roland Deschain, the last living member of a knightly order of gunslingers who exists in a world that has an Old West feel, but which is infused with magic.

He is on a quest to find the Dark Tower, a structure that holds the key to the nexus of all universes. He encounters many allies and enemies along the way, as the world crumbles around him.

Project Timeline:
Apr. 29, 2010: Project announced. Director: Ron Howard, Writer: Akiva Goldsman, Distributor: Universal Pictures considering the project
Oct. 29, 2010: Release Date: May 17, 2013
Jan. 26, 2011: Cast: Javier Bardem (in talks)
Jul. 18, 2011: Distributor: Universal Pictures cancels development, New Studio being sought
Aug. 20, 2012: Distributor: Warner Bros passes on project

Related links:
  • The Dark Tower Boxed Set (Books 1-4)

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    November 22, 2010 - 15:09
    Subject: FINALLY!!!!

    After all these years, they are finally making a movie based on my FAVORITE book series of all time!!! I can't wait until 2013!!!!!!!