Newswire: Fury Road’s Abbey Lee is in talks to star in The Dark Tower adaptation

If you’ve been following along at home, you know that an adaptation of Stephen King’s The Dark Tower has reared its head throughout the years, only to sink back down following a Ron Howard departure or some other setback. But with Nikolaj Arcel (A Royal Affair) now attached to direct, and the hero and villain cast—Idris Elba as Roland Deschain and Matthew McConaughey as The Man In Black, otherwise known as Randall Flagg—the movie finally appears to be taking shape.

The latest piece of Dark Tower news has revealed who will likely play the female lead in the movie, while also obfuscating just what that role is: Deadline reports that Abbey Lee (Mad Max: Fury Road) is in talks to star as Tirana, a character with “fake human skin” and “cold snake-like eyes,” who is also “sexy and dangerous.” Now, Tirana is a minor character who …

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