The Dark Tower game in the works

The Gunslinger is headed to consoles

Rumblings on the internet have suggested that Stephen King's magnum opus, The Dark Tower series, will be receiving the video game treatment alongside the rumored movie and TV series.


Speaking to Ain't It Cool News a source inside the project claimed that there are plans for a May 13, 2013 theatrical release as well as a TV project.

In case you've no idea what we're on about, The Dark Tower is a cross genre series of books by Stephen King that follows Roland Deschain, the last living Gunslinger, on his quest for the Dark Tower.

Although Universal hasn't green lit any of these projects as of yet, it has given strong indications that it intends to adapt the series.

"There are genuine plans for a May 13th, 2013, release theatrical, with T.V. hours to follow. [However,] there is no green light in place yet, as the scripts are not done, which means the budgets are not done, but Universal is giving very strong support," said the source.

The source also confirmed that an "ambitious" game component is also in the works.

"There's also a very ambitious Game component being planned that will further utilize elements from the books. [If everything continues on schedule and the budget is approved], it looks like things are coming together for a late-summer or early-September start. Call me Eddie Dean."

[ SOURCE: Aint It Cool News ]