Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey will star in The Dark Tower. The author of the work Stephen King announced this on his Twitter page. "Now it's official. The man in black is trying to hide in the desert, and a shooter follows in his footsteps.
Most likely, this means that Elba got the role of Roland Desceine, and McConaughey will play a mysterious villain who has appeared in other King novels. Note that information about the possible participation of two actors in the movie adaptation of "The Dark Tower" appeared at the end of 2015, but only now it has not been confirmed by someone directly involved in the creation of the picture.
The plot of the series of works, united by the name "The Dark Tower", is built around a knight traveling the world in search of the mysterious Dark Tower, a mythical place that keeps all worlds from destruction and chaos. The project changed its concept many times and moved from one studio to another. At the time of this writing, the movie company Sony Pictures was going to finance it.
If the first movie is successful, it is expected that a franchise will be built on its basis, in which there will be a place not only for full-length movies.
The Topic of Article: Stephen King has named the Dark Tower's leading roles.