'The Dark Tower' Stars Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey Reveal First Footage Of Gunslinger, Man In Black Ahead Of Trailer Debut [VIDEOS]

7:52 AM EDT 5/3/2017 by Anya Bell, Celebeat Reporter

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Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey have proven once again why they are two of the best actors in the business. The Gunslinger and the Man in Black have just been revealed in the first trailer for "The Dark Tower". However, Elba and McConaughey first became their characters on Twitter, where one of the most awesome exchanges in social media history.

Fans are undoubtedly excited about the first trailer for "The Dark Tower", which has finally been revealed. Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey are equally thrilled about the debut, so the Man in Black decided to tease the Gunslinger on Twitter. Naturally, Roland Deschain didn't pass up the chance to get back at Walter Padick on social media.

The thread immediately had fans going nuts, but it looked like there was another purpose for Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey to have the exchange. The Man in Black responded to The Gunslinger's retort, "You know nothing of me" with a teaser featuring the sorcerer.

Idris Elba couldn't possibly let Matthew McConaughey win this round. The Gunslinger also posted an awesome promo showing Roland Deschain in action. It certainly looks like the Man in Black should prepare for an epic fight outside of Twitter.

Luckily, fans shouldn't wait any longer to see Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey as The Gunslinger and The Man In Black. The first trailer for "The Dark Tower" is finally here and it delivers young Jake Chambers straight into Mid-World. Take a dive into the world of Roland Deschain in the video below (via YouTube). "The Dark Tower" premieres on August 4.

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