According to Deadline , Sony Pictures has invited Nikolai Arcel to take the director's chair for the adaptation of Stephen King's cult book series The Dark Tower ".|
According to insiders, Nikolai is a big fan of The Dark Tower , and his knowledge of the Stephen King universe has made a big impression on the producers. Reportedly, at one time the Dane learned English just in order to read the works of the King of Horrors in the original. Arcel was also asked to rework the latest version of the film script, written by Akiva Goldsman and Jeff Pinkner.
Sony and Media Rights Capital decided to join forces on long-term construction last month. Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, Akiva Goldsman and Stephen King will take over the production. As previously announced, Sony will be producing the film series, while MRC will oversee the television series based on the The Dark Tower .
Peru Arcel owns the script for the original "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo." Nikolay proved himself to be no less successful as a director. His drama Royal Affair, starring Mads Mikkelsen and Alicia Vikander, received a 2013 Oscar nomination for Best Foreign Language Film.
The Topic of Article: Sony has begun searching for the director of The Dark Tower.