Fran Kranz will join Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey in Sony’s The Dark Tower.
Based on the Stephen King series of novels, the film will follow a wandering gunslinger(Elba) who is the last hope of the fallen land of Mid-World. He is charged with finding the Dark Tower while battling his nemesis the Man in Black (McConaughey).
Kranz will play Pimli, the right-hand man of the Man in Black.
Nikolaj Arcei (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) is set to direct, with Ron Howard and Brian Grazer serving as producers.
Kranz, has starred The Cabin in the Woods and the indie adaptation of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, as well as the TV series Dollhouse.
He next will be seen in the upcoming Netflix series Rebirth, which premiered this week at the Tribeca Film Festival.