Amazon TV production casting

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Neesy

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May 24, 2012
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Neesy

#1 fan (Annie Wilkes cousin) 1st cousin Mom's side
May 24, 2012
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227,616
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
They are starting with Wizard and Glass, though, right? So he is a good young Roland!
Ah - never thought of that!

He looks more like the boy in The Wind Through the Keyhole, actually



That was the first Dark Tower book I read and I enjoyed it (did not even realize the significance of the Dark Tower)
 

Steffen

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Aug 9, 2015
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I'm looking forward to this for several reasons:

1. They're doing it right. Start from Wizard and Glass, and give us a chronological narrative.
2. Stemming from 1: it gives us time to attach ourselves to the characters as they grow and the story unfolds. The actors will also age with their characters.
3. I like that they cast mostly unknowns for the roles. Start with a blank slate, so that we see only King's players, and not actors with baggage.
4. Amazon will give it just the right budget for some of the more outlandish elements and other-worldly locales.
5. I hope a really good composer is hired to write a great theme, e.g. Black Sails, Game of Thrones.
 
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