Stephen King’s Sequel To The Shining Gets Big Screen Adaption At Warner Bros. Pictures; Director Revealed

Warner Bros. Pictures rocked the house with their big screen adaption of Stephen King’s IT & have locked down additional adaptions from the novels of the king of horror. Talks of Pet Sematary moving forward hit the ground last year, but WB is now ready to reveal their next film fro. king.

WB announced that Mike Flanagan, who directed King’s Gerald’s Game on Netflix, has stepped up to helm Doctor Sleep, the sequel to The Shining. King wrote the novel back k in 2013.

On highways across America, a tribe of people called the True Knot travel in search of sustenance. They look harmless—mostly old, lots of polyester, and married to their RVs. But as Dan Torrance knows, and spunky twelve-year-old Abra Stone learns, the True Knot are quasi-immortal, living off the steam that children with the shining produce when they are slowly tortured to death.

Haunted by the inhabitants of the Overlook Hotel, where he spent one horrific childhood year, Dan has been drifting for decades, desperate to shed his father’s legacy of despair, alcoholism, and violence. Finally, he settles in a New Hampshire town, an AA community that sustains him, and a job at a nursing home where his remnant shining power provides the crucial final comfort to the dying. Aided by a prescient cat, he becomes “Doctor Sleep.”

Then Dan meets the evanescent Abra Stone, and it is her spectacular gift, the brightest shining ever seen, that reignites Dan’s own demons and summons him to a battle for Abra’s soul and survival. This is an epic war between good and evil, a gory, glorious story that will thrill the millions of devoted readers of The Shining and satisfy anyone new to this icon in the King canon

Posted in Movies.

My name is Sean, Editor-in-Chief & owner of 4 Geeks Like You. I'm a hardcore gamer, film critic, anime lover, comic book reader & all around geek from New York!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *