Ewan McGregor cast as Danny in The Shining sequel

More news is coming in on Doctor Sleep, a film adaptation of Stephen King’s novel of the same name, slowly but surely.

The film is being fast tracked by Warner Bros. partly due to the success of the recent horror film adaptation of another one of Stephen King’s classic novels, IT

According to Variety, Ewan McGregor is currently in talks to play grown up Danny Torrance. The film is set to be directed by Mike Flanagan, who also directed Gerald’s Game another Stephen King adaptation for Netflix.


JANUARY 24th, 2020




Mike Flanagan (director)
Trevor Macy (producer)


Based on the best selling novel of the same name by Stephen King. The master of horror brings his signature nuance back from the Overlook motel.
Years after the incidents that took place when Danny Torrance was a child, he is now drifting through America in order to shed his fathers alcoholism. Passed down to him in order to forget the events of THE SHINING.
After arriving in a small Massachusetts town, with the aid of a cat he becomes DOCTOR SLEEP.
After an encounter with a young girl who has the most powerful SHINING Danny’s ever seen, he now must face the demons of the past and the present in order to save her from a terrifying evil known as THE TRUE KNOT.

Article written by Daniel Bowers

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