STEPHEN KING Comments on IDRIS ELBA in THE DARK TOWER Movie

STEPHEN KING Comments on IDRIS ELBA in THE DARK TOWER Movie

So what does horror author Stephen King have to say about Idris Elba playing Roland Deschain in Nikolaj Arcel and Sony PicturesThe Dark Tower (2017)? I think he would be great because Elba is a great actor who owns his roles but alas, this is all still in the works so nothing final yet. Javier Bardem is also in talks to play the character. But back to Stephen King’s take on Elba playing Roland, he does not care about race. He just wants the best performance and how fast can he draw a gun. Great response from King. We included the official Tweet below.

The Dark Tower (2017)

Synopsis: Gunslinger Roland Deschain roams an Old West-like landscape in search of the dark tower, in the hopes that reaching it will preserve his dying world.
Cast: Idris Elba, Jackie Earle Haley, Matthew McConaughey, José Zúñiga, Fran Kranz, Abbey Lee, Marmee Cosico, Claudia Kim, Jabari Gray, Nicholas Hamilton, Katheryn Winnick, Kenneth Fok, Bill Walters, Sara Cicilian, Savana Tardieu, Christopher Stein, Dan Hirst, Lara Adine Lipschitz, Tom Taylor, Michael Barbieri, Joe Vaz, Alex McGregor, De-Wet Nagel, Zak Rowlands, Adison Eisenberg, Alfredo Narciso, Karl Thaning, Christiaan Schoombie, Ella Gabriel, Samantha Willoughby
Directors: Nikolaj Arcel
Genres: Horror, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Adventure, Western
Writers: Nikolaj Arcel, Akiva Goldsman, Anders Thomas Jensen, Stephen King, Jeff Pinkner
Producers: G. Mac Brown, Cheryl Eatock, Akiva Goldsman, Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Erica Huggins, Stephen King, Jeff Pinkner
Musicians: Junkie XL
Editors: Alan Edward Bell

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