News Mike Flanagan to Helm Stephen King’s ‘The Shining’ Sequel ‘Doctor Sleep’ Published 1 year ago on January 26, 2018 By Nick Bond Share Tweet Some very exiting Stephen King news has emerged today via Deadline. The site is reporting that Warner Bros has hired Mike Flanagan (Oculus) to direct an adaptation of King’s 2013 novel Doctor Sleep, which follows a 40 plus year old Danny Torrance and his struggles with the same demons of anger and alcoholism that plagued his father. Flanagan will rewrite the script originally adapted by Akiva Goldsman. Flanagan’s producing partner Trevor Macy will produce along with Vertigo Entertainment’s Jon Berg, and Goldsman is executive producer. What do you guys think about Flanagan directing? Are you excited for a new adaptation of Doctor Sleep? Let us know in the comments. Synopsis: “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 tween 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 hyper-devoted readers of The Shining and wildly satisfy anyone new to the territory of this icon in the King canon.” Stay tuned to Dark Universe for more on this if/when it happens. Related Topics: Up Next Vestron Video Set to Release ‘The Gate’ Collector’s Series (UK) Blu-Ray Don't Miss Latest ‘The Strangers: Prey at Night’ On-Set Photos Bring the Carnage Advertisement You may like Click to comment Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Facebook Advertisement Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNZEMdODcq4 Twitter Follow @DUHDNews Advertisement Latest Popular Videos News12 hours ago Evil Child Does Horrific Things in the Final Trailer for ‘Brightburn’ Blu-Ray & DVD2 days ago Own ‘Halloween’ 2018 4K Ultra HD Blu-Ray Steelbook Featuring Todd Mcfarlane’s Artwork News3 days ago Soska Sisters Lock Down First-Look Deal With Cronenberg Producer Prospero Pictures News4 days ago New ‘Masters of the Universe’ Movie is Scheduled for a March 5th, 2021 Release Date Music5 days ago Slipknot Video “UNSAINTED” Features Corey Taylor’s New Mask Created by Tom Savini! News4 weeks ago Rob Zombie’s ‘3 From Hell’ Receives an R-Rating for Strong Sadistic Violence Editorials4 weeks ago 10 Goriest Horror Movies You Need to See From the Last Three Decades News4 weeks ago New ‘Child’s Play’ Remake Image Reveals a Closer Look at Chucky’s Face News4 weeks ago NECA Shares Photo Gallery for Their New Roy Burns Action Figure from ‘A New Beginning’ News3 weeks ago Rob Zombie Teases ‘Three From Hell’ Trailer Debut and Shares New Captain Spaulding Image News12 hours ago Evil Child Does Horrific Things in the Final Trailer for ‘Brightburn’ News5 days ago [Video] New ‘Child’s Play’ Featurette Showcases Six Animatronic Chucky Dolls News6 days ago Watch the New Restricted Trailer for Zombie Horror Comedy ‘The Dead Don’t Die’ News1 week ago Horror Icon Linnea Quigley Takes on Clowns in the Official Trailer for ‘Clownado’ News2 weeks ago Pennywise Rises from the Sewers in the First ‘IT: Chapter Two’ Teaser Trailer! Advertisement Trending Editorials3 years ago The Many Different Michael Myers Masks Used In Halloween: H20 News2 years ago Todd McFarlane Makes An Announcement on His ‘Spawn’ Script News2 years ago Photo of Doug Bradley Back in Pinhead Makeup for First Time in 12 Years! Blu-Ray & DVD2 years ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! News2 years ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon News2 years ago Official “Friday the 13th: The Game” Release Date Finally Announced! News2 years ago New Photos From Adam Ripp’s Demonic Horror Flick ‘Devil’s Whisper’ News2 years ago Spike’s “The Mist” New Series Trailer Features Gore and Scares!