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Aaron Paul in talks for The Dark Tower

2014-01-23 18:00
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Los Angeles - The Breaking Bad actor - who was catapulted to the spotlight as Jesse Pinkman in the hit series - is in negotiations with 59-year-old filmmaker Ron Howard about the character of Eddie Dean, who is a lead figure in the Stephen King book series of the same name.

He has been quoted saying: "I've had a ton of meetings on that. I just had a general sit down with Ron Howard, who is a huge fan of the show [Breaking Bad], which is such a crazy thing to even think that Ron Howard even knows who I am.

"They're definitely planning on making it. I'm excited. Their goal is to do three films, but also have a television element to it, which will be very interesting. From what I hear, Eddie Dean is a pretty epic, iconic character."

The Dark Tower' was stalled in pre-production when Universal studios dropped the project, however Warner Bros. expressed interest in August 2012, but passed a few weeks later.

Howard later confirmed it was a working progress and they still had plans to create the Western.

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