The failure of the film “the Dark tower” due to the rating and try to fit the events of a whole series of works in a single film project. This explanation was given in an interview with Vulture, the author of the literary source Stephen king.
“The main problem was that you had to make a film based on several books with a volume of 3000 pages. In addition, the wrong was to remove the picture rated PG-13 for the works executed limit of cruelty. But, nevertheless, I must say that screenwriter Akiva Goldsman did a good job to present to the audience the key points of the plot of the books. Now he’s going to shoot television series. Let’s see what happens”, he commented.
Recall that the story of the film “the Dark tower” was very dramatic. The project was several times frozen, lost the lead actors and changed the concept. In the end, the painting was presented to the audience at the beginning of August 2017 and completely flopped at the box office. With a production budget of 60 million dollars it has collected just $ 110 million.
The film stars Matthew McConaughey, Idris Elba, Abby Lee, Jackie Earle Haley, Nicholas Hamilton, Claudia Kim, Alex McGregor, Fran Krantz, Tom Taylor and others.