There has been a lot of discussion about the possibility of the Stephen King novel The Dark Tower being adapted for the big screen and at one point it looked as if Ron Howard was going to direct the movie for Universal. However, last year it was announced that Universal were looking to bring down the budget of The Dark Tower movie, before deciding to pull out of the project.
Then last year it was claimed that the television version of The Dark Tower was going to be made for HBO, although nothing has been officially confirmed. However, it appears that Ron Howard is still very keen on getting The Dark Tower movie made, with himself at the helm and a possible trilogy being made.
A fan recently asked Ron Howard on Twitter whether or not he was still looking to direct The Dark Tower and Ron retweeted the message with a response. It read, “@RealRonHoward please answer me do you direct THE DARK TOWER?” I hope and plan to. Love it” The Dark Tower is a fantastic novel and we truly believe that Ron Howard could do The Dark Tower movie justice.