Comic-Con 2013: Mondo to Make Dark Tower Print Available

Hey, remember that scene in The Mist when you saw Thomas Jane’s character painting what appeared to be a picture of Roland from Stephen King’s The Dark Tower?  Well, that was an actual Drew Struzan piece and, now, that print is going to be made available.

But you’ll have to go to the San Diego Comic-Con to get it (it’s going to set you back $275, so you’ll need that sort of bread, too).

Our pals at BadAss Digest reveal that Mondo is going to release the print – among many others – at the show.  Pacific Rim, Spirited Away, Conan the Barbarian and a few other titles are getting the Mondo treatment at SDCC and you can get the lowdown here.

Imagine Entertainment’s Updates on Tale of the Body Thief, The Dark Tower…

Ron Howard and Brian Grazer’s Imagine Entertainment is looking to tackle two adaptations based on the works of Stephen King and Anne Rice.  If you’re a regular Shock reader, you know Imagine has been intending to do The Dark Tower for a long time, however, it has been rejected by two studios due to costs.

Initially, the game plan was to create a film and concurrent television series.  Then that ambitious endeavor was scaled back to a single film with Russell Crowe attached to star.  Deadline reports, though, that Grazer “has just been approached by a Silicon Valley investor willing to finance Dark Tower as originally constructed, now it

Warner Bros. Backing The Stand and Now The Dark Tower, Too?

Warner Bros. – the studio that is already developing a big screen adaptation of Stephen King’s The Stand with director Ben Affleck – might finally bring The Dark Tower to fruition.  

That’s according to a report from Deadline who says the studio is coming close to striking up a deal with Ron Howard.

If you recall, Howard, Akiva Goldsman and Brian Grazer were developing the long-mooted adaptation of King’s epic series over at Universal before that studio passed over budget costs.