J.J. Abrams Heading to King’s ‘Dark Tower’

During an interview with IGN (watch it below, J.J. Abrams reveals that J.J. Abrams and Damon Lindelof — the two brains behind the ABC television series “Lost” — have been working on an adaptation of Stephen King’s classic novel series The Dark Tower. “Damon Lindelof and I talked to Mr. King,” Abrams explains. “We got the rights for ['Dark Tower'] as a film. Damon is obviously still on ‘Lost’ and we’ve been working on ‘Star Trek’ together. As soon as ‘Lost’ is done, hopefully we’ll begin tackling that.” You can find a bit more on this over at MTV or read on for the short clip. The Dark Tower is a series of seven books written by American author Stephen King between 1970 and 2004.

Source: IGN, MTV