Curse for the king of horrors: Amazon canceled the series based on the “Dark Tower” King

Amazon decided to abandon the idea of ​​creating a series based on a cycle of works Stephen KingDark tower“. As you know, the company is interested in issuing megahits, and it has already achieved some success.

It’s about TV shows “Man in a high castle“and”Boys“, TV show The grand tour etc. Moreover, the company is working on large-scale projects on “The lord of the ringsJ.R. R. Tolkien (the budget of the series is estimated at one billion dollars) and “The wheel of timeRobert George (pre-release extended for the second season).

There was no place for a “dark tower” in this flower garden. As transmits Deadline, adapting King’s work was a daunting and risky task from the very beginning, so Amazon studios did not begin to launch a full season in production. Instead, a pilot series was shot, which was eventually rejected.

Note that the Dark Tower has been plagued by setbacks for many years. Motivated projects were in production hell for a long time or were canceled. A movie from Sony pictures from Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey was crushed by critics and spectators – the creators were saved only by the fact that the project budget amounted to only about $ 60 million.

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