The Shape Shifter – Matthew McConaughey In the Dark Tower

“The man in black fled across the desert, and the gunslinger followed”. Back in 1978, with these tantalising words, a young man called Stephen King began an epic narrative that is still unfolding to this very day. King would go on to become one of the best-selling popular novelists in the world, a modern-day Charles Dickens, and these two characters – one clad in black, the other packing a pistol – would evolve into the central players in an epic canvas that is known as The Dark Tower, a story series that comprises novels, short stories, comic books and now, at long last, a movie. The movie is set to open with these famous words. And the man in black is coming to the screen courtesy of a performance from Academy Award-winning actor Matthew McConaughey. “I play a sorcerer and a shape shifter,” begins McConaughey, explaining his character, who is…