It looks like there's a new chapter in the movie life of Stephen King's 'Dark Tower' series.

According to Heat Vision, mega-producer J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot Productions, who'd held the rights to King's post-apocalyptic series for the last few years, has surrendered those film rights back to the author, and now, Ron Howard, Brian Grazer and Akiva Goldsman -- the team behind the Oscar-winning 'A Beautiful Mind' -- have quickly swooped in to pick them up.

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