Online since yesterday: A radio interview/podcast on Entertainment Weekly. Moderator Anthony Breznican discusses the Dark Tower Movie adaptation with Stephen King and Director Nicolas Arcel. There is nothing really new or suprising, but it’s a good summary about the history, the actors, and also contains some hints about where the story picks up.
Stephen King makes clear the first movie will start with the sentence “The man in black fled across the desert and the gunslinger followed“. However, as announced before, the first movie will not focus on the first book, “The Gunslinger”. Instead, it will start somewhere in the middle of the story and play mostly in “our world”. Also, the idea to produce movies with an accompanying tv show covering the earlier story of the books and probably Roland’s youth still seems to be alive.
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