Doctor Sleep

Doctor Sleep
  • 2019
  • US
  • 2h 33min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Mike Flanagan
  • Cast: Ewan McGregor, Rebecca Ferguson, Kyliegh Curran, Cliff Curtis
  • UK release: 31 October 2019

Danny (McGregor) is still recovering from the events at the Overlook Hotel, when his young friend Abra (Curran) is targeted by an evil cult led by Rose the Hat (Ferguson). McGregor is affecting, Curran is impressive and Ferguson is deeply sinister, but jarring imagery and laboured references to The Shining break the spell.

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Mike Flanagan wanted Stephen King's blessing for Doctor Sleep vision

11 Nov 2019

Film gossip

Mike Flanagan wouldn't have made 'Doctor Sleep' without Stephen King's blessing. The 41-year-old director wanted to pay homage to Stanley Kubrick's 1980 movie 'The Shining' with his adaptation of the author's sequel but knowing the writer had a…

Director Mike Flanagan says a Doctor Sleep sequel is in the ideas stage

6 Nov 2019

Film gossip

Mike Flanagan says he and Stephen King are "actively" working on a sequel to 'Doctor Sleep'. The director helmed the adaptation of Stephen King's book of the same name, which is a follow up film to 1980 horror movie 'The Shining', which recently hit…

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Horror specialist Mike Flanagan delivers a faithful and epic adaptation of Stephen King's sequel to The Shining

It's unlikely that cinephiles will be poring over the intricacy of each frame of Mike Flanagan's sequel to The Shining in decades to come in quite the same way that they do over Stanley Kubrick's 1980 masterpiece. Still, there is ample beauty and terror…

Rebecca Ferguson joins Doctor Sleep

29 Jun 2018

Film gossip

Rebecca Ferguson has joined the cast of 'Doctor Sleep'. The 34-year-old actress has reportedly jumped on board Warner Bros' follow up to the 1980 horror movie 'The Shining' alongside Ewan McGregor, but details about her character are being kept under…

Ewan McGregor set for Doctor Sleep

14 Jun 2018

Film gossip

Ewan McGregor is set to star in 'Doctor Sleep'. The 47-year-old actor is being lined up to take on the role of Danny Torrance in the Warner Bros. movie, an adaptation of Stephen King's book of the same name, which is a follow up film to 1980 horror…

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