Universal shied away from doing a Dark Tower movie, but that doesn’t mean the end for the adaption of the Stephen King epic series of novels.
Brian Grazer, the award winning writer and producer who won an Oscar for Best Picture with A Beautiful Mind, tells MTV that he and Ron Howard have managed to reduce the budget for Dark Tower, and that HBO is on board, with a movie still planned.
“We’re going to do [‘The Dark Tower’] with HBO,” Grazer told MTV. “We’ll do the TV with HBO, and we’ll do the movie with… to be determined. We’ll do it right.”
“We’re going to do that movie. We’ve lost $45 million out of the budget,” Grazer continues. “When people say no to you enough, then you have to lose money, which we’ve done without harming the scope of the film.”
Cosmic Book News will keep you updated when more news on Dark Tower becomes available.