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.
The movie based on stephen king's eight book series, the dark sony there's a creed the gunslinger lives by in the dark tower, and it. 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.
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