Things Are Not Quite Right In The New Poster For The Dark Tower

March 19, 2017

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The new poster for Nikolaj Arcel’s loose adaption of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower is here, and things are not quite right. It gives the impression that the world is turned upside down. Arcel co-wrote the script along with Akiva Goldsman.
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.
Roland Deschain (Idris Elba) and Jake Chambers (Tom Taylor) in Columbia Pictures' THE DARK TOWER.
The Dark Tower is set in both Mid-World and present day New York. Mid-World was once filled amazing machines and great technology, but now lays in waist thanks to McConaughey’s character. Katheryn Winnick, Claudia Kim, Jackie Earle Haley, Abbey Lee, Fran Kranz, and Jose Zuniga co-star in the film, which is set to arrive in theaters nationwide on July 28, 2017.
The Dark Tower (2017) Idris Elba June 18, 2016 - Cape Town, South Africa Photograph by Marco Grob

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