First Teaser Poster For The Dark Tower Promises Other Worlds

Idris Elba in The Dark Tower

by James White |
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Finally headed our way after several versions failed to ignite, the cinematic adaptation of Stephen King's epic The Dark Tower series is finally headed to screens. And the first teaser poster for the movie has landed.

The Dark Tower teaser poster

The Dark Tower promises a subtly different origin story for the conflict between Roland Deschain AKA The Gunslinger (Idris Elba) and warlock Walter, The Man In Black (Matthew McConaughey), who brought chaos and destruction to a realm known as Mid-World. Walter's current target is the Dark Tower, which maintains order in the various realms and multiverses, and Deschain's target is... Walter.

The first movie, with Nikolaj Arcel directing, finds Walter on the hunt for Jake Chambers (Tom Taylor) who posses "The Shine" (you might recognise the power from another slightly well-known King story), which could help destroy the Tower's support and allow Walter to bring his particular brand of apocalypse to other realms.

It's a striking initial image for the movie, which has the burden of an awful lot of anticipation to carry, and it will out here on 28 July. You'd have to guess that the first trailer will be following quickly behind.

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