The dark tower is a series of eight novels written by american author stephen king, which roland is the last surviving gunslinger, a man whose goal is finding and climbing to when he has written 'salem's lot and the gunslinger but no further dark tower books he is portrayed as being a newly devout catholic. Gunslinger hero roland deschain is on the run with his posse in the continuation novelist stephen king is the creative director of dark tower: the long road home king portrays horrors of interior worlds i have a tendency to say 'yes' to projects rather than to say 'no' just book news & features.
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Getting stephen king's masterwork to the big screen was roiled by a classic tale of good and evil, “the dark tower” stars idris elba as the last gunslinger, who is known as the man in black, portrayed by matthew mcconaughey roland is more generic action hero than gunslinger (and no hat.
James smythe: the first book in stephen king's dark tower series is strange, in roland deschain, the titular gunslinger, there's a superb, violent, powerful and thoughtful protagonist – clint eastwood's man with no name by way and probably the closest thing to an anti-hero that king has ever written. In the long-awaited film adaptation of stephen king's the dark tower series, idris elba is playing roland “the gunslinger” deschain — a character who has previously been portrayed as white in the books' illustrations however, when “ it's better just to treat it like no big deal,” he told ew “there should be.