The Dark Tower is a 2017 American science fantasy western film directed and co-written by Nikolaj Arcel. A continuation of Stephen King’s novel series of the same name, the film stars Idris Elba as Roland Deschain, a gunslinger on a quest to protect the Dark Tower – a mythical structure which supports all realities, while Matthew McConaughey plays his nemesis, Walter o’Dim, the Man in Black, and Tom Taylor stars as Jake Chambers, a New York boy who becomes Roland’s apprentice.
Directed by Nikolaj Arcel
Produced by Akiva Goldsman, Ron Howard, Erica Huggins
Screenplay by Akiva Goldsman, Jeff Pinkner, Anders Thomas Jensen, Nikolaj Arcel
Based on The Dark Tower by Stephen King
Starring Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Taylor, Claudia Kim, Fran Kranz, Abbey Lee, Jackie Earle Haley
Music by Tom Holkenborg
Cinematography Rasmus Videbæk
Edited by Alan Edward Bell, Dan Zimmerman
Production MRC, Imagine Entertainment, Weed Road
The dark tower 2017 movie review
The dark tower 2017: Critics called The Dark Tower “boring and flavorless” and “incomprehensible to newbies and wildly unfaithful and simplistic to fans of King’s books.” On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 16% based on 187 reviews, with an average rating of 4/10. The site’s critical consensus reads, “Go then, there are other Stephen King adaptations than these.” On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 34 out of 100, based on 46 critics, indicating “generally unfavorable reviews”. Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of “B” on an A+ to F scale.