It’s not just the weather that’s been heating up lately (at least here in the U.K.). Stephen King’s epic fantasy/horror/sci-fi book series The Dark Tower has seen a fair amount of bubbling activity also, in regards to both print and a planned big (and small-screen) adaptations.
Per the New York Post, Oscar-winning actor Javier Bardem has finally inked his signature on a contract to star as Roland Deschain in a Dark Tower three movie set along with accompanying TV-series to follow. Bardem had long been favoured for the role in director Ron Howard’s outing, but nothing had yet been made concrete. Film studio Universal had earlier said that the first movie will open in May 2013, so hopefully they can get those cameras rolling now. Click here to read more.. »