Watchmen Star Joins “Dark Tower,” “Tick”

Oscar-nominated actor Jackie Earle Haley (“Watchmen,” “Little Children”) has joined the cast of the upcoming film adaptation of Stephen King’s “The Dark Tower” fantasy novel series at Sony Pictures.

Haley will play vampire leader Sayre, a humanoid who fears no one, in the Nikolaj Arcel-directed film which began production this week. It is currently targeting a January 2017 release.

Additionally, Haley has also signed on to Amazon Studios and Sony Pictures Television’s new live-action series take on “The Tick”. Haley will play central bad guy The Terror, the leader of the evil league in the comics, opposite Peter Serafinowicz as the titular blue hero. Griffin Newman and Valorie Curry also star.

Haley appears in the upcoming AMC series “Preacher” in the regular role of Odin Quincannon, one he will juggle with his “The Tick” and “The Dark Tower” roles. A new promo for that series is also included below:

Source: Deadline