Drfunkenberry.com
19Jul
2011
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Stephen King’s “The Dark Tower” NOT Coming To A Theatre Near You!

Ron Howard Promotional Photo.
Ron Howard Promotional Photo.

Ron Howard Promotional Photo.

"The Dark Tower" by Steven King has been cancelled by Universal Pictures.  It ran into trouble as it was supposed to start shooting this summer but in late spring, Universal announced there would be a delay to make the movie more cost-effective.  It looks like they were not able to do that.

The project was to be directed by Ron Howard with Javier Bardem to star.  Universal is not making any more comments public about "The Dark Tower" although 3 movies were to be made.  Comcast took over Universal after the movie was agreed upon last fall. 

No word on how Imagine Entertainment feels about Universal's decision not to make the movie now after all.-Dr.FB

Diagnosis:  Too High Of A Budget

4Feb
2009
1

Stephen King: Rowling Rocks, Meyer is Teh Lame

Stephen King
Stephen King

Stephen King

Yet another in a long line of comparisons between the two best-selling authors JK Rowling (Harry Potter-do I even have to mention?) and Stephenie Meyer (Twilight). The fact that they share little more in common than reproductive organs and fat bank accounts matters not. Someone, somewhere decreed from on high that the world must be divided between Potterheads and Twi-hards, and lo it came to be. So pick sides, if you haven't already. But choose wisely.

If it helps, Stephen King says in a USA Today interview, "The real difference is that Jo Rowling is a terrific writer and Stephenie Meyer can’t write worth a darn. She’s not very good."

Stephenie Meyer

Stephenie Meyer

JK Rowling

JK Rowling

Oh, yeah, and Rowling was just made a knight of the Legion of Honor Tuesday by French President Nicolas Sarkozy.

Just sayin'. - Dr. FC