Directed by mike flanagan.
Sequel shining. The shining sequel features an all star cast including. The legacy of the shining s overlook hotel continues to live on through stephen king s original novel stanley kubrick s iconic film and the sequel doctor sleep. We looked at it a lot of times as a descendent of the shining more than a sequel. Ewan mcgregor leads the cast as a grown up version of danny torrance the son of jack nicholson in the original version.
Attempted to resurrect the shining franchise last fall with the release of doctor sleep a film adaptation of king s shining sequel novel of the same name. Doctor sleep director mike flanagan had an idea for a sequel to the shining called hallorann that would have focused entirely on dick hallorann the cook who told danny torrance about the shining. The novel was adapted into a film of the same name which was. The sequel to the shining finally has a release date.
With ewan mcgregor rebecca ferguson kyliegh curran cliff curtis. Doctor sleep is a 2019 american supernatural horror film written and directed by mike flanagan it is based on the 2013 novel of the same name by stephen king a sequel to king s 1977 novel the shining the film which also serves as a direct sequel to the film adaptation of the shining directed by stanley kubrick is set several decades after the events of the original and combines elements of. What you might not know is that. Doctor sleep an adaptation of stephen king s follow up novel will be out on 24 january 2020.
That was a really helpful way to look at it something that was already separated generationally. Mike flanagan oculus gerald s game takes. Years following the events of the shining 1980 a now adult dan torrance must protect a young girl with similar powers from a cult known as the true knot who prey on children with powers to remain immortal. Yes stephen king wrote a sequel to the shining and yes it was made into a movie.
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