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Javier Bardem Offered Lead in ‘The Dark Tower’

Posted January 27, 2011 by Max in Featured

Javier_BardemJavier Bardem has been offered the lead role in “The Dark Tower” series.

Other actors that were considered for the role include Viggo Mortensen and Christian Bale. “The Dark Tower” is said to be Stephen King’s magnum opus consisting of seven books where the main character, Roland Deschain, is looking for secrets held in the Tower said to be the nexus of all universes.  The film adaptation was announced last September and is a very ambitious project.

Ron Howard and Brian Grazer are leading the production and it will consist of three feature films and television series.

The Oscar winner has also been recently nominated for his role in “Biutiful” for Best Actor and with his wife Penelope Cruz, welcomed his first son into the world.

Source: Deadline

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