News Mike Flanagan to Helm Stephen King’s ‘The Shining’ Sequel ‘Doctor Sleep’ Published 9 months 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 Continue Reading Advertisement You may like Click to comment Facebook Advertisement Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0T8C3JIJLA&t=22s Twitter Follow @DUHDNews Advertisement Latest Popular Videos News2 days ago Official ‘Death House’ Trailer, Bloody Imagery, and Poster Awakens Hell News3 days ago ‘Halloween’ – The Face of Pure Evil Featurette Focuses on the New Mask News3 days ago Dakota Johnson Gives Her Soul to the Dance in New ‘Suspiria’ Clip News3 days ago Mezco Toyz Releasing New 15″ Mega Scale Talking Pennywise ‘IT’ Figure News4 days ago Featurette Tells the Story of Sabrina Spellman in Netflix’s “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” News3 weeks ago ‘Halloween’ Writer Danny McBride Has Ideas for Potential Sequel News2 weeks ago Rob Zombie Shares New Photo of Sid Haig as Captain Spaulding in ‘Three From Hell’ Blu-Ray & DVD4 weeks ago Tom Savini’s 1990 ‘Night of the Living Dead’ Remake is Available Again on U.S. Blu-Ray News2 weeks ago New Video Takes You Behind-the-Scenes of David Gordon Green’s ‘Halloween’ News2 weeks ago Church is Resurrected in First Photos from the ‘Pet Sematary’ Remake! Advertisement Trending Horror Lists3 years ago The Many Different Michael Myers Masks Used In Halloween: H20 News1 year ago Todd McFarlane Makes An Announcement on His ‘Spawn’ Script News1 year ago Photo of Doug Bradley Back in Pinhead Makeup for First Time in 12 Years! Blu-Ray & DVD1 year ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! News1 year ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon News1 year ago Official “Friday the 13th: The Game” Release Date Finally Announced! News1 year ago New Photos From Adam Ripp’s Demonic Horror Flick ‘Devil’s Whisper’ News1 year ago Spike’s “The Mist” New Series Trailer Features Gore and Scares!