Stephen King On Why Idris Elba “The Dark Tower” Movie Was Unsuccessful

The Dark Tower

Stephen King has corroborated on why he thinks, the new movie which starred Idris Elba  The Dark Tower was not successful. The film earned just $110 million globally with a $60 million budget. According to King,  he said:

“The major challenge was to do a film based on a series of books that’s really long, about 3,000 pages. The other part of it was the decision to do a PG-13 feature adaptation of books that are extremely violent and deal with violent behavior in a fairly graphic way. That was something that had to be overcome, although I’ve gotta say, I thought [screenwriter] Akiva Goldsman did a terrific job in taking a central part of the book and turning it into what I thought was a pretty good movie. The TV series they’re developing now … we’ll see what happens with that. It would be like a complete reboot, so we’ll just have to see.”

Source: Vulture

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