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King on Universal dropping the Tower

Posted: July 21, 2011, 03:20:44

Today King commented on Universal dropping The Dark Tower. Here is a repport from Entertainment Weekly:


Stephen King 'not really surprised' about 'Dark Tower' roadblock -- EXCLUSIVE

With the news that Universal has canceled its planned film-and-TV adaptation of Stephen Kings The Dark Tower book series, the author tells EW.com that hes still optimistic that director Ron Howard will find a home for Roland the Gunslinger on the big (and/or small) screen. Im sorry Universal passed, but not really surprised, he writes in an email. As a rule, theyve been about smaller and less risky pix; maybe they feel it would be better to stick with those fast and furious racing boys. I bear them no ill will, and trust Ron Howard to get Roland and his friends before the camera somewhere else. Hes very committed to the project.

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