History Franchise / TheDarkTower

24th Jan '17 8:00:42 PM PaulA
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* LiteraryAllusionTitle: Both the series title and ''Literature/TheWasteLands'' reference two poems with similar names by, respectively, Creator/RobertBrowning and Creator/TSEliot, namely ''Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came'' and ''The Waste Land''.

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* LiteraryAllusionTitle: Both the LiteraryAllusionTitle:
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series title and ''Literature/TheWasteLands'' reference two poems with similar names by, respectively, Creator/RobertBrowning and Creator/TSEliot, namely to the poem ''Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came'' and ''The Waste Land''.by Creator/RobertBrowning.
** ''Literature/TheWasteLands'' to the poem ''Literature/TheWasteLand'' by Creator/TSEliot.
8th Jan '17 10:50:40 PM Ragitsu
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* DrivenToSuicide: Narrowly [[SubvertedTrope subverted]] with [[spoiler:Eddie in The ''Literature/TheDrawingOfTheThree''. After trying to deflect with a joke, he reveals to Roland that he couldn't let him die.]]

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* DrivenToSuicide: Narrowly [[SubvertedTrope subverted]] with [[spoiler:Eddie in The ''Literature/TheDrawingOfTheThree''. After trying Roland inquires as to why he stopped, Eddie initially tries to deflect with a joke, he reveals joke before revealing to Roland that he couldn't let him die.]]
8th Jan '17 10:49:37 PM Ragitsu
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* DrivenToSuicide: Narrowly [[SubvertedTrope subverted]] with [[spoiler:Eddie in The ''Literature/Drawing of the Three''. After trying to deflect with a joke, he reveals to Roland that he couldn't let him die.]]

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* DrivenToSuicide: Narrowly [[SubvertedTrope subverted]] with [[spoiler:Eddie in The ''Literature/Drawing of the Three''.''Literature/TheDrawingOfTheThree''. After trying to deflect with a joke, he reveals to Roland that he couldn't let him die.]]
8th Jan '17 10:48:18 PM Ragitsu
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* DrivenToSuicide: Narrowly [[SubvertedTrope subverted]] with [[spoiler Eddie in The Drawing of the Three. After trying to deflect with joke, he reveals to Roland that he couldn't let him die.]]

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* DrivenToSuicide: Narrowly [[SubvertedTrope subverted]] with [[spoiler Eddie [[spoiler:Eddie in The Drawing ''Literature/Drawing of the Three. Three''. After trying to deflect with a joke, he reveals to Roland that he couldn't let him die.]]
8th Jan '17 10:46:36 PM Ragitsu
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* DrivenToSuicide: Narrowly [[SubvertedTrope subverted]] with [[spoiler Eddie in The Drawing of the Three. After trying to deflect with joke, he reveals to Roland that he couldn't let him die.]]
17th Nov '16 8:48:03 AM falconboy
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The series had been in DevelopmentHell for over a decade trying to get it to screen/television, with Creator/RonHoward. As of November 2016, Creator/IdrisElba and Creator/MatthewMcConaughey have been cast as The Gunslinger and The Man In Black respectively, endorsed by King. The page for the film, which is now in post-production, can be found [[Film/TheDarkTower here]].

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The series had been in DevelopmentHell for over a decade trying to get it to screen/television, with Creator/RonHoward.Creator/RonHoward being involved at one point. As of November 2016, Creator/IdrisElba and Creator/MatthewMcConaughey have been cast as The Gunslinger and The Man In Black respectively, endorsed by King. The page for the film, which is now in post-production, can be found [[Film/TheDarkTower here]].
17th Nov '16 8:47:36 AM falconboy
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The series has been in DevelopmentHell for over a decade trying to get it to screen/television. Currently, Creator/RonHoward has worked out a plan with King to turn it into a television show interspersed with movies...but it hasn't been greenlit just yet.

As of March 2016, Creator/IdrisElba and Creator/MatthewMcConaughey have been cast as The Gunslinger and The Man In Black respectively, endorsed by King. The film's page can be found [[Film/TheDarkTower here]].

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The series has had been in DevelopmentHell for over a decade trying to get it to screen/television. Currently, Creator/RonHoward has worked out a plan screen/television, with King to turn it into a television show interspersed with movies...but it hasn't been greenlit just yet.

Creator/RonHoward. As of March November 2016, Creator/IdrisElba and Creator/MatthewMcConaughey have been cast as The Gunslinger and The Man In Black respectively, endorsed by King. The film's page for the film, which is now in post-production, can be found [[Film/TheDarkTower here]].
6th Nov '16 4:48:17 AM Morgenthaler
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* {{Badass}}: Roland and his ''[[TrueCompanions ka-tet]]'' . All of them save Oy are born gunslingers, and as such are capable of instantly mastering any weapon they come across.

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* {{Badass}}: BadassCrew: Roland and his ''[[TrueCompanions ka-tet]]'' . All of them save Oy are born gunslingers, and as such are capable of instantly mastering any weapon they come across.
19th Oct '16 2:15:23 AM Azaram
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* NoFourthWall: [[spoiler: The author of the series is a character within in, and characters discuss the possibility that they're works of fiction.]]

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* NoFourthWall: [[spoiler: The author of the series is a character within in, it, and characters discuss the possibility that they're works of fiction.]]
19th Oct '16 2:07:54 AM Azaram
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* DisneyDeath: Jake, who falls soundlessly into the an abyss in ''The Gunslinger''.

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* DisneyDeath: Jake, who falls soundlessly into the an abyss in ''The Gunslinger''.
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