Apr 29, 2016 04:45 PM EDT
'The Dark Tower' Cast: Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Katheryn Winnick & More
(Photo : Getty Images) 'The Dark Tower' is an upcoming 2017 science fiction fantasy horror film based on the book series of the same name by Stephen King.
The fan favorite series tells the story of the fantasy world of Mid-World and Roland Deschain, who wields a pair of revolvers on his quest to save Mid-World by reaching the tower that stands at the nexus point in time and space."
The film is set to be directed by Danish filmmaker Nikolaj Arcel, who's best known for his Oscar-nominated film 'A Royal Affair'.
The film could be the first in an epic series--the books total over eight novels and more than 4,000 pages--that fans have been waiting close to decade to be adapted. Here's who has been cast the film so far.