So the movies will have to wait a bit, until a new studio picks them up. But a miniseries based on Stephen King’s seven-book series, “The Dark Tower”, will hit air on HBO. “We’re going to do with HBO,” producer Brian Grazer said. “We’ll do the TV with HBO, and we’ll do the movie with… to be determined. We’ll do it right.”
Originally planned as a trio of films, the project’s budget has been reduced significantly–down $45 million from initial investments–but Grazer remains optimistic. He also maintains confidence that Roland Deschain will be portrayed by Javier Bardem, which is just fine with us.
If you could cast the HBO miniseries yourself, who would you put in each role? I think I’d keep Bardem, but… but what about Oy?