THE DARK TOWER – Posters & Magnum Opus Featurette August 2, 2017 In a world full of superheroes, there’s only one Gunslinger. Stephen King’s THE DARK TOWER, the ambitious and expansive story from one of the world’s most celebrated authors, is released in Irish cinemas August 18th. The last Gunslinger, Roland Deschain (Idris Elba), has been locked in an eternal battle with Walter O’Dim, also known as the Man in Black (Matthew McConaughey), determined to prevent him from toppling the Dark Tower, which holds the universe together. With the fate of the worlds at stake, good and evil will collide in the ultimate battle as only Roland can defend the Tower from the Man in Black. Irish release date is August 18, 2017.