Universal has finally given a clear “no” to The Dark Tower after pushing back the film date. Similar to At the mountains of Madness (intended to be directed by Guillermo Del Toro) the ambitious project was scrapped due to budget reasons – and who can fault them when you have exciting 200 million dollar adaptions of:
According to Deadline Universal wanted to greenlight only the first movie, so right now Howard is looking for a new home for Roland of Gilead. I really hope Warner Brothers will pick up the gamble, seeing as with Harry Potter they have now lost their reliable cashcow and come on with so much money in their pockets (and a Batman movie yet to come) let’s hope that they are in a gambling mood…
Especially seeing as their Green Lantern bet turned into a colossal creative and financial disaster.
NOOO :( D: