Nikolaj Arcel‘s The Dark Tower (2017) now has an image featuring Idris Elba as The Gunslinger / Roland Deschain. We recently posted the first image of Matthew McConaughey as The Man in Black here. Elba shows off the iconic revolvers of The Gunslinger from Stephen King‘s The Dark Tower book series totaling eight novels also spanning into short stories, comics, other books reference characters/events as well making this series the focal point and glue of many Stephen King works. The Dark Tower releases in movie theaters on February 17, 2016, via Sony.
Image courtesy of Marco Grob / EW:
Directed by Nikolaj Arcel
Official Synopsis: 11-year-old Jake Chambers experiences visions involving a Man in Black who seeks to destroy a Tower and bring ruin to the Universe while a Gunslinger opposes him. However, Jake's mother, stepfather and psychiatrists dismiss these as dreams resulting from the trauma of his father's death the previous year. At his apartment home in New York City, a group of workers from an alleged psychiatric facility offer to rehabilitate Jake; recognizing them from his visions as monsters wearing human skin, he flees from the workers who give chase. Jake tracks down an abandoned house from one of his visions where he discovers a high-tech portal that leads to a post-apocalyptic world called Mid-World..
Cast: Idris Elba, Jackie Earle Haley, Matthew McConaughey, José Zúñiga, Jose Zuniga, Stephen Stanton, Fran Kranz, Abbey Lee, Paul Riley Fox,…
Genres: Horror, Sci-Fi, Action, Fantasy, Adventure, Western