Walter Padick/The Man In Black (Matthew McConaughey)
He’s the big bad of the saga, determined to reach the Tower first and rule over a wide number of worlds. He’s a sorcerer, as evidenced by some of his moves in the trailer.
Matthew McConaughey Says: “One thing that’s original [about The Dark Tower] is it is the land of the ordinary with the extraordinary. That blend of the fantastic with the grounded reality, it’s a little different. It’s not so far removed from our own mortal imagination. Walter is still a man; these people bleed. They are not above the pains of mortal beings. It truly has that great mix of the fantastic and the real…. Whether you have read the books or not, you are going into a rich, well-thought-out-world, where you will meet incredible characters.” (Source: Fandango)