Sony Pictures drops first look at The Dark Tower

Jack Ridsdale

By Jack Ridsdale

May 8th 2017 at 10:22AM
Sony Pictures drops first look at The Dark Tower

The first trailer for the adaptation of Stephen King's fantasy epic has hit the internet.

Sony Pictures Entertainment has dropped the first trailer for their big-screen adaptation of Stephen King's fantasy epic novel series.

The movie stars Idris Elba in the lead role of Roland, the Gunslinger, while Matthew McConaughey steps into the shoes of the villainous Man in Black.

Pitched by King, as an 'alternative' version of his eight book saga that first debuted in 1982, The Dark Tower is directed by Nikolaj Arcel, previously known for helming A Royal Affair.

The film hits movie theatres on August 4th, while it makes it's way to the UK for August 18th.

You can view the trailer for The Dark Tower below.