Stephen King’s Dark Tower Series Comes to TV & Cinema

Fans of the Stephen King series of novels The Dark Tower are in for a treat as the long-planned screen adaptation has officially left development hell.

Apollo 13 director Ron Howard is attached to direct the first movie in what is planned to be a trilogy. In addition to the movies, a television series has also been commissioned which will be tied into the movies, exploring background story that the movies are unable to delve into. The pilot episode of the new Dark Tower television series will also be directed by Ron Howard.