Sarah Weldon
August 07, 2017 AT 03:56 PM EDT

Catch more from Winnick in the full episode of Entertainment Weekly: The Show, available now on the People/Entertainment Weekly Network (PEN). Go to PEOPLE.com/PEN, or download the free app on your Smart TV, mobile and web devices.

Actress and Stephen King super-fan Katheryn Winnick has probably seen The Shawshank Redemption 15 times, so it’s fitting that she stars as Laurie Chambers in the film adaptation of The Dark Tower alongside Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey, which hit theaters last week.

“[Elba] is so tall when you see him in person,” said Winnick about her colleague when she stopped by Entertainment Weekly: The Show for a round of Co-Star Crush. “He’s so charming and I’ve been a huge fan of him and his TV shows.” And, like us, she also thinks its hard to not have a crush on McConaughey. “His stare and his voice, you can’t help but be mesmerized.”

Check out the whole clip above to find out what Winnick has to say about the rest of her Dark Tower costars and their acting chops.

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