Roland’s Quest For ‘The Dark Tower’ Delayed Yet Again

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Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came

That’s the title of a poem by Robert Browning that inspired Stephen King’s sprawling fantasy series about a gunslinger named Roland and his eternal quest to reach a fabled Dark Tower. But after all the false starts and delays that have afflicted this production, the more apt title should be “Childe Roland to the dark tower came…eventually…some day…maybe.”

Earlier this week Sony finally showed a trailer for the Idris Elba starring movie, the first in a hopeful franchise, to a crowd of press and movie theater owners at CinemaCon. Those who know nothing about the book seemed to dig it the most. Those who are more familiar with Roland’s world, however, were a bit alarmed at the changes Nikolaj Arcel’s movie was…
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