Sources say that Jasper Pääkkönen and Sam Strike have both been cast in the pilot, which is based on the Stephen King book series of the same name. Strike will play Roland Deschain, also known as The Gunslinger, while Pääkkönen is believed to be playing The Man in Black, also known as Marten Broadcloak and Randall Flagg. The series is said to tell the story of how Roland became a gunslinger and his first encounter with the villainous Man in Black.
Amazon declined to comment.
Strike most recently starred in the Syfy series “Nightflyers,” based on the George R.R. Martin novella. His other recent credits include “Mindhunter,” “Timeless,” and “EastEnders.” He will also appear in HBO’s upcoming miniseries “Chernobyl.”
Pääkkönen recently starred in Spike Lee’s Oscar-winning film “BlacKkKlansman
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