Concept Art Gives Us Our First Look At Ron Howard's Troubled Dark Tower

Last we heard, Ron Howard was still hoping to make his ambitious adaptation of Stephen King's The Dark Tower. But even if the project never gets off the ground, we now have some idea of how Howard's sets might have looked. » 6/26/14 10:30am 6/26/14 10:30am

Will Fantastic 4's Reed Richards be played by Jon Snow or Robb Stark?

Does an official toy photo reveal the 12th Doctor's costume? Sacha Baron Cohen's could join the Alice in Wonderland sequel. Ron Howard is still moving ahead with The Dark Tower. Orphan Black's doing something in season two that's causing the cast to lose sleep. And the CW's Flash adds a major hero. Spoilers now! » 1/22/14 6:00am 1/22/14 6:00am

Ron Howard confirms The Dark Tower is still in the works

Hey, there's some actual news about Ron Howard and Akiva Goldsman's massive, ambitious The Dark Tower movie-and-TV-series mega-project, and the news is good: They're still working on it... they're just being really quiet about it. » 9/17/13 10:40am 9/17/13 10:40am

Alan Moore's lost ‘80s project resurfaces in This Week’s Comics

When Alan Moore wasn’t busy making Watchmen in the '80s, he was writing a screenplay for a twisted version of Beauty and the Beast titled Fashion Beast. This lost epic finally arrives as a graphic novel this week, along with Jeff Lemire’s new Vertigo series, the Dark Tower finale, a Robocop you never saw and more! » 8/06/13 3:20pm 8/06/13 3:20pm

Here’s the Dream Team That Should Be Making the Dark Tower TV Show

A warning: Today’s “Postal Apocalypse” contains so much profanity. I’m sorry about that. Not sorry enough to, you know, take out all those curse words or anything, but I do apologize if it makes anyone uncomfortable. What has me riled up? Read the first letter and see… » 6/19/13 8:00am 6/19/13 8:00am

A beautiful, moody t-shirt to celebrate the Dark Tower novels

If you love Stephen King's Dark Tower novels, this tee is the best possible way to celebrate the lengthening days of autumn. In rich orange and blood red, it manages to be mystical and cool in a way that doesn't require anyone to recognize the Gunslinger to appreciate your sartorial choice. Only available for a few… » 11/27/12 10:22am 11/27/12 10:22am

Doctor Who sets an airdate for its season premiere. Plus Bruce Campbell…

Could The Expendables 3 go science fiction, with a genetically engineered, part-animal super soldier played by Hollywood's most awesomely batshit insane actor? Ron Howard's The Dark Toweris dead... again. Kick-Ass 2 looks to Jim Carrey for heroism. Plus a brand new Dredd clip! » 8/21/12 6:00am 8/21/12 6:00am

What secrets do set photos from Iron Man 3 and The Wolverine reveal?

Dan Aykroyd finally admits what everyone else already knew about Bill Murray and Ghostbusters 3. The Dark Tower is still happening, but with a new star. Guardians of the Galaxy gets a new writer, plus there's a Catching Fire casting update! » 8/03/12 6:00am 8/03/12 6:00am

Remember when Orson Welles shilled a fantasy board game?

The year was 1981. The game was the (now obscure) wizarding board game Dark Tower. The man was goddamn Orson Welles, who took on some rather unique roles in his golden years. I actually find his maniac enthusiasm for "secret information" way funnier than that frozen peas incident. » 12/12/11 10:35am 12/12/11 10:35am

Stephen King’s Dark Tower is coming to HBO

Good news, fans of epically long Stephen King sagas! The hefty King series The Dark Tower will be getting the HBO treatment. This is a good thing, as HBO is really the only place with the budget and patience to take on such a long, complicated story. » 10/26/11 7:30am 10/26/11 7:30am

You'll never guess who's in The Avengers, Doctor Who, Torchwood, Hunger…

Spoilergeddon! New Dark Knight Rises set photos may confirm a key plot point, and the Avengers cast may have just gotten bigger. Stanley Tucci joins The Hunger Games and a Sons of Anarchy star joins Guillermo Del Toro's Pacific Rim. » 5/10/11 6:00am 5/10/11 6:00am

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Ron Howard and Akiva Goldsman's Dark Tower adaptation: a totally insane…

There's never been anything like what Ron Howard and Akiva Goldsman are proposing for their adaptation of Stephen King's Dark Tower: a television show that crosses over with three movies, using the same cast for both. Can this even work? » 9/09/10 7:30am 9/09/10 7:30am

Scifi movie posters from an alternate universe

Somewhere in a universe not unlike our own, David Carradine starred in Blade Runner, Sidney Poitier played Morpheus to Bruce Lee's Neo, Tim Curry got his own Joker movie, and Robo Cop was a 1970s porno. » 8/21/10 10:35am 8/21/10 10:35am

Gunslinger Comic Book: What Point Is There in Great Villains?

Halfway through new comics trade The Dark Tower: The Long Road Home » 10/09/08 2:00pm 10/09/08 2:00pm—in which our gunslinging hero is transported to an ominous netherworld, where he’s banged up and taunted but never killed—writer Peter David’s narrator breaks out with this head-scratching line: “After all, what point is there in great villains…

Superhero Cops And Star Trek Keep A Quiet Week Of Comics Upbeat

As the American economy crashes and burns around our ears, it's comforting to know that the comic industry is doing its bit to help out your bank balance by having an exceptionally quiet week filled with... well, not an awful lot of things to look at, really. Isn't it unusually reassuring to know that someone out… » 9/30/08 9:00am 9/30/08 9:00am