Michael Rooker Climbs onto ‘The Dark Tower’ Adaptation!

Michael Rooker Climbs onto ‘The Dark Tower’ Adaptation!

Michael Rooker has joined Amazon’s adaptation of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower, Deadline reports. Rooker is no stranger to the Stephen King universe. He played Sheriff Alan Pangborn in George A. Romero’s adaptation of The Dark Half in 1993, but now he’s going to be a part of the new The Dark Tower series. For reference, this adaptation has nothing to do with the 2017 movie starring Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey. Don’t feel too bad for the movie though. In addition to having a 16% percent on Rotten Tomatoes with an average rating of 4.08/10, Stephen King properties get remade and characters get recast …

Stephen King’s ‘Dark Tower’ TV Show Coming to Amazon!

Stephen King’s ‘Dark Tower’ TV Show Coming to Amazon!

After the flop that was last year’s Idris Elba-led movie adaptation of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower, it has been revealed that Amazon will give it another go as a TV series. The Walking Dead showrunner Glen Mazzara is said to be helming the project.    While Amazon have not officially announced that they will run the show, Deadline implies this is the case. The article cites The Dark Tower in a list of Amazon’s upcoming fantasy series, along with Lord of the Rings, Wheel of Time, Ringworld, and Lazarus.   Via Giphy   King explained to Entertainment Weekly that he believes the film’s PG-13 rating was the …

Jessica Chastain Stars in New Trailer for ‘Molly’s Game’

Jessica Chastain Stars in New Trailer for ‘Molly’s Game’

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At 26, Molly Bloom became the subject of an FBI investigation into an underground poker ring involving Hollywood’s elite. Bloom, an Olympic-class skier ran the world’s most exclusive high-stakes poker game for ten years before being arrested.   Bloom wrote a memoir of her time hosting the game entitled ‘Molly’s Game: From Hollywood’s Elite to Wall Street’s Billionaire Boys Club, My High-Stakes Adventure in the World of Underground Poker.’ Stars such as Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire attended Molly’s game.     Aaron Sorkin has won numerous awards including Emmys, Golden Globes, and an Oscar. ‘Molly’s Game’ will be his first time directing.   ‘Molly’s …

Can This Stephen King Adaptation Beat Box Office Records?

Can This Stephen King Adaptation Beat Box Office Records?

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Stephen King’s “Dark Tower” series is beloved by readers around the world, and sits on top of many book lovers’ fantasy lists. Finally, Hollywood has heard the calls of fans, and has brought the book to life. Bad news is nobody likes it.   via Collider Manohla Dargis, of the New York Times, says: Roland, by contrast, lives in Mid-World, an incoherent realm of foggy woods, digital boogeymen, cinematic allusions, slavering nods to Mr. King’s voluminous oeuvre and some geological formations that may cause you to uselessly flash on images from John Ford westerns.   And Richard Roeper, of The Chicago Sun Times, weighs in: …

6 Actors We Would Love to Narrate Audiobooks

6 Actors We Would Love to Narrate Audiobooks

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Summer is the perfect season for audiobook; whether you’re dilly-dallying on your way to work, trying to make the most of your moments in the sun, sunbathing on any available surface, or, if you’re super lucky, going on vacation (woohoo!).   We’ve rounded up the smoothest voices in Hollywood we would love to hear, and the books we think would best suit them!    1. Julie Andrews Julie’s soothing lilt has cropped up in some of our favorite fairy-tale films such as ‘The Princess Diaries’ and ‘Enchanted,’ not to mention the classic ‘Mary Poppins.’ Everything her tender tones touch seems to turn …