“The Cabin in the Woods” and “Dollhouse” cast member Fran Kranz has signed on to play a character by the name of Pimli in the currently filming feature adaptation of Stephen King’s novel “The Dark Tower” for Sony Pictures.
The character is described as “the right hand man of the Man in Black”, the film’s villain being played by Matthew McConaughey. Idris Elba leads the cast as the gunslinger Roland Deschain, while Abbey Lee is the film’s female lead. Tirana and Tom Taylor are also onboard.
Nikolaj Arcel helms the film from a script by Akiva Goldsman and Jeff Pinkner. The movie is currently targeting a January 13th 2017 release.