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'The Dark Tower' Movie & TV Project Gets Officially Canceled By Universal

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Jul. 19 2011, Published 11:06 a.m. ET

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Universal's time was up today to commit on Ron Howard and Akiva Goldman's adaptation of Stephen King's The Dark Tower and they have officially passed.

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According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ron and Akiva were working on a three-movie and TV series of The Dark Tower from Imagine Entertainment, but Universal has canceled the project.

It's not a real surprise to fans since it's been rumored that the studio was having budget problems with the project for months. But still, disappointing news nonetheless.

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