Yesterday, the first two teaser trailers were released for Nikolaj Arcel’s highly-anticipated adaption of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower. Today, the first full trailer here and it is everything we had hoped for.
The films follows Gunslinger Roland Deschain, played by Idris Elba, roams the world in search of the dark tower, with the hope he might be able to save his dying world. The “Man in Black” (Matthew McConaughey), has decimated Mid-World and destroyed everyone Roland ever loved and he’s searching for Jake Chambers (Tom Taylor), who possesses a powerful psychic ability referred to as “The Shine”. The boy’s dreams are filled with horrible sights, a dark man, a tall tower and doorways to different worlds. If Roland can protect the boy, he will earn back his self-respect. One person stands in the way of the “Man In Black”, and that is Roland. He is determined to can bring down the Dark Tower, ending “The Man in Black’s” reign of terror.
Nikolaj Arcel directed from the script penned by Akiva Glodsman and Jeff Pinker. G. Mac Brown, Akiva Goldsman, Brian Grazer, Trish Hofmann, Eric Huggins and Jeff Pinkner serve as executive producers with Stephen King and Ron Howard producing.
Katheryn Winnick, Claudia Kim, Jackie Earle Haley, Abbey Lee, Fran Kranz, and Jose Zuniga co-star in The Dark Tower, set to arrive in theaters nationwide on July 28, 2017.