Ewan McGregor to Star in New ‘Shining’ Movie ‘Dr. Sleep’

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Ewan McGregor to Star in New ‘Shining’ Movie ‘Dr. Sleep’
 

 

Ewan McGregor will star as Danny Torrance in Warner Bros.’ adaptation of the Stephen King novel “Dr. Sleep,” the sequel to horror classic “The Shining.”

Sources say King has given his blessing to McGregor’s casting.

Mike Flanagan, who helmed Netflix’s adaptation of the King novella “Gerald’s Game,” is directing. Flanagan’s producing partner, Trevor Macy, will produce along with Vertigo Entertainment’s Jon Berg.

Warner Bros. had been developing this film, as well as “The Shining” prequel “Overlook Hotel,” for years, but the studio struggled to secure a budget for either film. Following the success of New Line’s “It,” every studio with any sort of King IP under its roof has fast-tracked each property into pre-production, and Warner Bros. saw “Dr. Sleep” as its next King adaptation.


“Dr. Sleep” begins as Torrance carries the trauma of the Overlook Hotel into adulthood. He’s become a reflection of his murderous father, with lingering rage and a drinking problem that dulls his pain as well as his “shining” powers. Those powers return when he embraces sobriety and uses his gift to help the dying at a hospice. He establishes a psychic connection with a young girl who shares his extreme abilities, and who is being targeted by a group with similar abilities. They’ve found that their powers grow if they inhale the “steam” that comes off others with the power to shine, when they are suffering painful deaths.

Stanley Kubrick directed the original adaptation of “The Shining,” starring Jack Nicholson and Shelley Duvall. Danny Lloyd played a young Danny Torrance. At the time, the film was considered a box office disappointment, earning $44 million on a $19 million budget. Now, however, it is thought to be one of the great horror classics and has a built-in fan base ready for a sequel.

McGregor can be seen next in Disney’s “Winnie the Pooh” adaptation “Christopher Robin.” He is repped by UTA.
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When is this due in theaters?
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Was just telling someone bout to book in this section the other day



I'm ready
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Who directing though
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Watched (tried to) the Stephen king version holy sh*t.....it sticks more to the book but God was it awful
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 kriskross00 said:
Watched (tried to) the Stephen king version holy sh*t.....it sticks more to the book but God was it awful


What are u talking about? I think you got confused somewhere.
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 Still Numskull said:


What are u talking about? I think you got confused somewhere.
No...no sir I am not..however I wish I was....There is the Shining we all know and love directed by Stanley Kubrick.......then theres the TV series/movie that produced by Stephen King..directed by Mick Garris
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 kriskross00 said:
No...no sir I am not..however I wish I was....There is the Shining we all know and love directed by Stanley Kubrick.......then theres the TV series/movie that produced by Stephen King..directed by Mick Garris
I see what u mean, i didn't think u were reffering to the tv sh*t...

But this Dr sleep is gonna be a actual movie and king won't be directing it.
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 Still Numskull said:
I see what u mean, i didn't think u were reffering to the tv sh*t...

But this Dr sleep is gonna be a actual movie and king won't be directing it.
Yea..mistyped on my part..should have said I watched his version of the shining
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They have my curiosity
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 Still Numskull said:


Was just telling someone bout to book in this section the other day



I'm ready
Was just gonna ask how was the book?!???

Advent horror reader here...
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 kriskross00 said:
Watched (tried to) the Stephen king version holy sh*t.....it sticks more to the book but God was it awful
Where were u able to watch it at?
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 DavidAames said:
Was just gonna ask how was the book?!???

Advent horror reader here...
Actually pretty good, I'd recommend it,
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